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Lemon Lemon Chicken

9 May

 

If you are looking for a tangy recipe then your search stops right here!! Hold on!!

My favorite is a Lemon Fish which i usually order from a restaurant close by, but this is actually as good as a restaurant one. The combination of the chicken with some parsley , onions and red chili flakes gives it a unique flavor.

 

 

lemon lemon chicken

 

The Ingredients:

1 kg boneless chicken

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

12 lemons

1 tablespoon lemon zest

2 tablespoons red wine vinegar (i used normal vinegar)

8 garlic cloves, minced

1 onion

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

4 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano leaves/parsley leaves

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil

 

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 200 degree Celsius
  2. Rinse chicken and pat dry. Liberally season it with salt and pepper. Place it in a large baking dish.
  3. Bake for 35 minutes.
  4. Squeeze the lemons to get 1 1/2 cup juice. Zest 2 lemons.
  5. Whisk in red vine vinegar,zest, garlic, red pepper flakes, onions and parsley.
  6. Finally whisk in olive oil, slowly, to create an emulsion.
  7. After 25 minutes of baking, remove the chicken from the oven. Drain all the liquid from the pan.
  8. Pour the lemon emulsion over the chicken. Return to the oven and bake for another 10 minutes.

Serve the chicken and sauce with hunks of crusty bread.

 

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French Onion Soup

21 Nov

As nights get cooler this month, there is more temptation for having delicious warm soups. This time I have got for you Onion Soup. The flavors and taste is aromatic and enriching.

The most enticing flavors are of the caramelised onions and slowly cooked broth that turns mellow and sweet laced with some white wine.

Serves 3-4:

For this I used:

3 tbsp butter

2 onions, thinly sliced with the grain to hold their shape

4 garlic flakes, crushed

1 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper powder

275 ml dry white wine

STOCK

1 carrot – chopped roughly

1 onion – chopped roughly

2 bay leaf

2-3 french beans

1/2 cup broccoli

6-7 peppercorns

2 cloves

4 cups chicken broth

Method:

Firstly, make the stock. In a deep sauce pan, add the chicken broth and the rest of the ingredientsĀ  like carrot, onions, broccoli, french beans, bay leaf, peppercorns and cloves. Bring it to boil. Strain it and Keep aside.

Secondly, to caramelise onions. Add butter to a skillet, then the onions and the garlic. Let it turn brownish in color. Avoid letting it stick to the skillet.

Thirdly, add the stock to the onions. Now season it with salt and pepper. Add the dry white wine. Bring it to boil.

Serve hot with some breads!!

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