My Chicken Recipes

My Chicken Recipes….

 

These are some easy chicken recipes that I have used some with great results. Some I have found and want to share as they look delicious and tasty. The key for me is readily available ingredients and ease to prepare and cook. I hope you enjoy and please send feedback and comments if you’ve tried any…

 

CHICKEN BREAST & MANGO SALAD

 

  1. 700g Chicken Breast or Chicken Tenderloinchicken-and-mango-salad
  2. 80g Mixed finely chopped nuts. (Almonds, Walnuts, Pine nuts etc)
  3. 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  4. 2 Tablespoon White Wine Vinegar
  5. 2 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  6. 1/2 Chopped Red Capsicum
  7. 1/2 Cucumber sliced thin
  8. 1 Mango peeled and sliced thin
  9. Oil for cooking
  10. Salt and Pepper for taste

 

  1. Slice Chicken Breast down the middle so they are thin slices of steaks. Tenderloins just need to press firmly to thin out.
  2. Coat the Chicken slices with the chopped nuts by pressing firmly onto chopped nuts.
  3. Heat cooking oil in a frying pan and cook all Chicken until brown. Remove and set aside.
  4. Return frying pan to heat and add Lemon Juice, Vinegar, Olive Oil and 2-3 tablespoons of Water.
  5. Stir and loosen browned bits from frying pan heating through until slightly thickened. Add Salt and Pepper to taste.

 

Serve Chicken and arrange on plates with Salad spooned over breast and cucumber sliced. Drizzle with sauce.

 

PROSCIUTTO WRAPPED CHICKEN BREAST

 

  1. 4 Chicken Breast or 8 Chicken Tenderloins
  2. 16 Fresh Sage Leaves plus additional for garnish.
  3. 8 Slices of thin cut Prosciutto
  4. Olive Oil for cooking
  5. Salt and Pepper for taste
  6. Toothpicks for fastening
  7. 150g Frozen Peas
  8. 1 Spring Onion chopped
  9. 125ml Stock (beef, chicken or vegetable)
  10. 10.50ml Cream

 

  1. If you are using Chicken Breast cut down the middle so the size is similar to a Chicken Tenderloin Fillet.
  2. Season with salt and pepper and place 2 sage leaves on each breast. Wrap a slice of prosciutto around each breast and secure with toothpicks.
  3. Pan Fry in oil over medium heat until golden brown on each side. Approx 5 minutes.
  4. Remove cooked chicken and add all other ingredients into pan and heat through until peas are cooked.

 

Serve by slicing chicken and pour sauce over. Garnish with additional sage leaves.

CHICKEN PARMIGANA

 

Jazz up that plain Chicken Schnitzel with tomato pastes and topped with grated cheese.

 

  1. On a ready Crumbed Chicken Schnitzel, place a table spoon of tomato paste or spaghetti tomato sauce. Spread chicken-parmiganathe sauce evenly over the schnitzel with the back of the spoon.
  2. Place a generous amount of grated cheddar or mozzarella cheese onto the sauce covered schnitzel.
  3. Sprinkle with fresh cut parsley for garnish.
  4. Lightly grease a baking tray with cooking oil.
  5. Preheat oven at 180° for a few minutes.
  6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes checking after 15 minutes to avoid burning. Different oven temps may vary so check that chicken is cooked through.

 

Serve with a nice crisp salad or cooked vegetable.

 

** You can do the same with Pork or Beef Schnitzel.

 

BONELESS CHICKEN THIGHS WITH STICKY ASIAN MARINADE

 

  1. 4 Boneless, skinless chicken thighs.
  2. 100g Oyster Sauce
  3. 100g Hoi Sin Sauce
  4. 40g Olive Oil
  5. 40g Honey
  6. 20g Crushed Garlic
  7. 20g Finely Grated Ginger
  8. 1 Teaspoon Sesame Seeds

 

  1. Combine all ingredients except Boneless Chicken and mix thoroughly.
  2. Marinade Boneless Chicken for a minimum of 30 minutes. The longer the better.
  3. Cook by Pan Fry or BBQ for 5 to 7 minutes each side or Bake in an oven for 15 to 20 minutes at 180°.

 

Serve with a nice crisp salad.

 

**Try making a Stir Fry with the same marinade

 

ORANGE AND LEMON JUICE MARINATED CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS

 

  1. 8 Chicken Drumstick Legs
  2. 1 Cup Orange Juice
  3. 2 Tablespoon Lemon Juice
  4. 4 Teaspoons Soy Sauce
  5. 1 1/2 Teaspoons Minced garlic
  6. 1 1/2 Teaspoons Balsamic Vinegar
  7. 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  8. 1 Teaspoon Dark Sesame Oil
  9. 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  10. 1/2 Teaspoon Chili Sauce
  11. Cooking Spray
  12. 3 Spring Onion Chopped for Garnish (optional)

 

  1. Combine all ingredients except, chicken drumstick, cooking spray and spring onions, into a bowl and mix together.
  2. Add chicken and coat well. Leave to marinade for at least 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Prepare grill
  4. Remove chicken reserving the marinade.
  5. In a small saucepan, add marinade and cook over medium heat for approximately 3 minutes.
  6. Coat grill with cooking spray, grill chicken for 30 minutes or until cooked. Turning and basting with the heated marinade.

 

Serve with spring onion garnish if desired.

Recipe by myrecipes.com

 

CHICKEN LEGS WITH APPLE SAUCE

 

  1. 2 Whole Chicken Legschicken-legs-and-apple-sauce
  2. Cooking Spray
  3. 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  4. 1/2 Cup Apple Sauce
  5. 2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce

 

  1. Make 3 cuts across the chicken leg skin.
  2. Coat a baking dish liberally with cooking spray.
  3. Spray chicken with cooking spray all over.
  4. Sprinkle garlic powder all over chicken making sure they are coated well.
  5. Bake or broil for 20 minutes.
  6. Combine apple sauce and soy sauce and brush over chicken. Baste frequently.
  7. Turn chicken over and bake for another 10 minutes or until done basting frequently

 

Serve with mashed potatoes, green beans and corn bread topped with apple sauce.

Recipe by myrecipes.com

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