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Monday, April 17, 2017

Apple capsicum chicken

We started liking brown rice after having it prepared by our friend Uma. After that I too bought a pack of brown rice and trying some new recipes. Brown rice cooked with rice is served as a  side in this recipe.  This chicken recipe is my very own creation. This is a less spicy version of chicken. The green apple makes the dish more tangy and delicious. Feel free to make this with any apple and vary the spice level as per taste.
Apple capsicum chicken with quinoa brown rice and broccoli 


Sautéed apple capsicum 

Baked chicken with apples and capsicum

enjoy !

To marinate:
Chicken (white meat) - 1 lb
salt - to taste (1 tsp)
pepper powder - 1 tsp
cumin powder - 1 tsp
turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
curry masala powder - 1/2 tsp
lemon juice - 1/2 fruit
olive oil - 1 tbsp
Ginger garlic paste (ginger -  2 inch + peeled garlic - 6 )

Cut the chicken white meat into small pieces.
Marinate with everything above for 1 - 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 400 F for 10 minutes.
Coat a baking tray with olive oil and spread the marinated pieces.
Bake for 15 minutes., check if its cooked (by slicing). Reduce heat to 350 and bake again for 5 minutes to get a golden red color.
Switch off, keep the baked chicken in an airtight container or just fold the aluminum foil to keep the moisture of the chicken (otherwise it gets dry).

Garnish:
Red capsicum - 1
green capsicum - 1
green apple - 1
olive oil - 1 tbsp
salt - to taste
lemon juce - 1/2 fruit
cilantro (chopped) - handful

Chop the apple and capsicums to small cubes.
Heat oil in a wok.
Gently sautée everything together along with salt and lemon juice for 2 minutes.
Mix this with the baked chicken, cilantro.
Bake again for 5 minutes at 350.

Apple capsicum chicken is ready!

Serve along with any sides like rice , vegetables .


2 comments:

Rafeeda AR said...

Sounds really interesting... healthy too...

Vikis Kitchen said...

Thanks Rafee :)