A dish resembles a stick with two ends: on the one hand, it is loved for its dietary qualities, on the other hand they are wary, because if it is not properly cooked, it will become dry. This dietary and at the same time delicious meat can be fried, pickled, boiled, stewed. But the most popular method of cooking is baking..
|diced canned pineapple –||200 g|
|sliced canned tomatoes –||250 g|
|chicken breasts –||4 things.|
|vegetable oil –||1 tbsp. l.|
|ground cinnamon –||1 tsp.|
|red salsa sauce –||¼ st.|
|olives –||1 cup|
|cumin –||1 tsp.|
|bulbs –||1 PC.|
|water or broth –||1-2 tbsp. l.|
|green pepper –||1 PC.|
|grated cheese –||100 g|
|garlic –||2 teeth|
|Time for preparing: 60 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 108 Kcal|
This is a dish from the category: simple and solemn. Preparation takes little time, and the result will always be amazing..
- On both sides, fry the meat in vegetable oil for 2-3 minutes;
- Put them in a dish and cover to keep warm;
- In the same pan, fry the garlic, onion and pepper;
- When the ingredients are soft, add tomatoes, broth, pineapples, seasonings, sauce and bring to a boil;
- Pour the mixture into a mold, lay out the chicken product, cover with a lid or foil and send to bake for 40 minutes in the oven;
- After a certain time, remove the dish, sprinkle with cheese and return to the oven for another 5 minutes;
- Hot dish must be served, pre-decorated with sliced olives.
Oven baked chicken breast with honey sauce
This recipe is like simple arithmetic: 5 ingredients + 4 minutes = juicy meat and an aromatic dish..
For cooking you will need:
- 2 breasts;
- 1st c. l honey (preferably transparent);
- 1 tbsp. l soy sauce;
- Juice of half a lemon;
Cooking time: 30-40 minutes.
Caloric content: 121.29 kcal.
- Lemon juice, soy sauce and honey mix;
- The mixture obtained from all sides to coat chicken fillet;
- The greens in this recipe play the role of a “pillow”, so we spread it to the bottom of the form;
- Put the fillet, pour it with the remnants of the sauce, between them spread out the sliced lemon, which was squeezed juice;
- Send bake for 40 minutes.
Chicken fillet in curry yoghurt
To prepare an unusual dish you will need:
- 1 cup + 1 cup (optional) of yogurt;
- 5 glasses of cream;
- ¼ cup crushed coriander;
- 1 finely chopped onion;
- 1 crushed garlic clove;
- 1 tbsp. l lime juice;
- 1 tsp lemon peel;
- 6-8 chicken breasts;
- Ground black pepper;
- 1 tbsp. l curry powder.
Cooking time: 20 min. preparation of ingredients + 2 hours pickle + 45 minutes baking.
Calories: 105.67 kcal per 100 grams.
- Pour the cream and yogurt into a large ceramic or glass dish. Add coriander, onion, lime juice, garlic, lemon zest, curry and black pepper;
- Stir and put the chicken breasts so that the mixture completely covers them;
- Cover the dish and refrigerate for 2 hours..
- Put the marinade meat in shape. Bake in the oven for at least 45 minutes at 180 ° C;
- When serving, garnish with fresh coriander leaves, and close the bowl with yogurt (optional)..
Revealing the secrets: how to cook chicken fillet in kefir in the oven
Many have heard about the Dukan diet, where the main ingredient is lean meat. Therefore, chicken breast is firmly established in the diet of slimming and weightlifting people..
To prepare a dish according to Dyukan you will need:
- 1 kg of chicken fillet;
- Onion (optional);
- 5 packs of spices for roasting chicken;
- 200 ml of 1% kefir.
Total baking time and preparation of ingredients: 2 hours.
Caloric content: 94.96 kcal.
- Salt the fillets, pour kefir and sprinkle with spices for baking;
- Add chopped onion and leave to marinate;
- An hour later, decompose the meat into a form. The recipe does not use vegetable oil, so it is not necessary to lubricate the form, the meat will not stick;
- Bake for an average of 50 minutes at 200 ° C;
- Ready meal is served hot.
An ideal side dish for this dish would be julienne baked potatoes or rice boiled in chicken broth..
Festive option: stuffed breast in the oven
Stuffed chicken breasts are a separate category. The fillings can be different, so when you link them together, you will constantly surprise your loved ones and friends..
The variation of dishes from Jamie Oliver
- 2 chicken fillets;
- 3 cloves of garlic;
- 200 gr. white cheese;
- A bunch of parsley;
- 1 tbsp. l vegetable oil;
- Lemon peel;
Total time: 30 minutes.
Caloric content: 146.4 kcal.
- Preparing the filling: add finely chopped parsley to the lemon zest, add garlic cloves through the garlic press, mix with the brynza;
- In chicken filles make a cut in the form of a pocket and fill with stuffing. To prevent the filling during baking, poke a pocket with a toothpick;
- Spread the chicken breasts in the form of a peel down. If you want, you can sprinkle with a mixture of seasonings for chicken. Cover with foil or lid on the form;
- Bake in the oven for about half an hour.
The original recipe by the British chef Jamie Oliver uses feta cheese and sun-dried tomatoes. The last ingredient is quite difficult to find, and its value is not the lowest. As for cheese, its salty taste goes well with tender chicken meat.
At the request of the fillet can be rolled in breadcrumbs, so it will not only be juicy, but also crispy.
Baking Tips and Tips
50% of the secret of successful baking lies in the proper operation of the oven. Knowing the little tricks relating to this issue, you will become a true virtuoso of cooking:
- Always observe the temperature regime, otherwise the sternum will burn or not baked. Of course, not all ovens have a thermometer built in, in which case an ordinary sheet of paper will become an assistant. If it is slightly yellowed, then the temperature is 100-120C. When the sheet gets a bright yellow color, it means that the oven has warmed up to 190C. Brown tint indicates 210С, if the sheet is lit – the temperature is 220-250С;
- The ideal baking dish is enamelled;
- To make the breast juicy and not turn into a dry piece of meat, use special culinary “accessories” – a sleeve for baking or foil.
- Do not remove the breast immediately after baking. Leave it inside the oven for another quarter of an hour;
- If you want the filles to bake when natural they are natural (not artificial in the form of breading) a crust, then periodically water them with the juice released during baking;
- Salt and water will help to prevent the food from burning. For meat dishes the ideal option would be a water bath, how it is done, any hostess knows..
Judging by the proposed recipes, in the technology of cooking chicken breast there is nothing difficult, the main thing is to properly prepare the marinade and monitor the temperature regime. Observing these 2 rules, in the end you will get a dish with a fabulous aroma and delicate taste..