Tandoori Chicken on Food Porn Friday

 

Tandoori Chicken, Food Porn Friday, Indian Cuisine

Image Credit: vahrehvah.com

Today we are featuring Tandoori Chicken, a beloved popular Indian dish prepared by Vahchef from Vah Reh Vah that consists of chicken marinated in a combination of yogurt and spices. This dish is traditionally cooked in a tandoor (a cylindrical clay oven) but can also be prepared on your regular barbecue grill.

Tandoori Chicken

Prep time
20 mins Cook time
35 mins Total time
55 mins Tandoori Chicken

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Servings: 4 persons

  1. Ingredients
    • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tablespoon
    • Garam masala powder – 1/2 teaspoon
    • Cumin powder – 1 tablespoon
    • Red chili powder – 2 tablespoons
    • Red color water – 1 teaspoon
    • Salt – to taste
    • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tea spoon
    • Yogurt – 6 tablespoons.
    • Chat masala – 1 teaspoon
    • Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
    • Chicken legs – 6 numbers
    • Kasuri methi powder (dry fenu greek leaves powder) – 1/2 teaspoon
    • Lemon juice – 1 number.• Oil – 2 tablespoons
    • Pepper powder – 1/2 teaspoon
    • Mixed vegetable – 150 grams

Method:
• Clean and cut 2 or 3 long slits on each piece.
• Apply salt, chili powder and 1/2 lime juice all over the chicken and keep aside for 15 minutes.
• Make marination with coriander powder, cumin powder, red chilies, kasuri methi, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, red color, salt and mix well with yogurt.
• Apply it all over the chicken making sure to apply well between all the slits and inside.
• Preheat your oven to 425-degrees and cook for 25 to 35 minutes till the chicken is tender.
• Remove from oven and serve hot.
• Garnished with sliced onions and lime wedges and also can be heated on a griddle if serving later.

For more information about this delicious dish and to watch the entertaining step-by-step video by Vahchef for making Tandoori Chicken, check out Vah Reh Vah. Bon appetit!

Happy #FoodPornFriday

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Celebrating National Cherry Month with Grilled Chicken Topped with Fresh Cherry Salsa

Grilled Chicken & Fresh Cherry Salsa, National Cherry Month

Image credit: Iowa Girl Eats

Today on Food Porn Friday, we are observing National Cherry Month. We are delighted to present this quick and easy Grilled Chicken with Fresh Cherry Salsa recipe, from Kristin in the kitchen of Iowa Girl Eats. This recipe takes about 20 minutes to prepare and then…Bon appetit!

Grilled Chicken with Fresh Cherry Salsa

Ingredients:
– 1-1/2lb cherries, pitted and roughly chopped
– 1/2 cup minced red onion
– 2 tbsps lemon juice
– 2 tbsps chopped fresh basil
– 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
– 1 tsps honey
– 1/4 tsp salt
– 4 chicken breasts, pounded to uniform thickness
– extra virgin olive oil
– salt and pepper

Directions:
– Start the Grilled Chicken & Fresh Cherry Salsa by pitting 1 1/2lb cherries.
– Once the cherries are pitted, roughly chop them up and an add ’em to a big bowl.
– Next add 1/2 cup minced red onions, and 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice.
– Then chop up and add a handful of fresh basil, and 2 teaspoons honey.
– Finally, add a dash of salt, and 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar. That’s it! Stash the mix in the fridge to chill while you get the chicken ready to grill.
– Pound a couple chicken breasts (I used a cast iron skillet) to uniform thickness in a ziplock bag. I like using a bag over plastic wrap because I feel as though a chunk or two always escapes and flies across the kitchen never to be seen or heard from again. Gross.
– Brush both sides with extra virgin olive oil, liberally season with salt & pepper, then grill over medium-high heat for 4 minutes a side, or until cooked through. You know I like me some fancy seasoning blends, but simple salt & pepper is still tre delish, and really lets the cherry salsa shine through.
– Let the cooked chicken rest for 5 minutes, then plate, scoop, drizzle, and serve!

For the full step by step visual directions, be sure to visit Iowa Girl Eats.

Happy #NationalCherryMonth on #FoodPornFriday

Smothered Honey Mustard Chicken on Food Porn Friday

Smothered Honey Mustard Chicken, In Dianes Kitchen, Poultry, Chicken

Image Credit: indianeskitchen.com

I am always in the market for a different recipe for chicken. My blogging friend Diane from In Dianes Kitchen featured a recipe for Smothered Honey Mustard Chicken on her blog that looks absolutely delicious. As a matter of fact, Diane noted that this is definitely one of the best chicken breast recipes she has ever made. Below are the ingredients for making this incredible mouthwatering dish:

Smothered Honey Mustard Chicken

  • Difficulty: easy

Ingredients

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to about 1/2″ thick

Lawry’s Seasoned Salt, to taste

6 slices bacon

1/4 cup regular mustard

1/3 cup honey

2 Tbl mayonnaise (I used my homemade)

2 tsp dried onion flakes

4 oz can mushrooms, stems and pieces

1-2 cups shredded cheddar cheese, or your favorite cheese

Directions

•Place chicken flat on a plate and sprinkle with Lawry’s Seasoned Salt. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

•In a large pan over medium heat, cook bacon until crisp. Set aside the pan and the grease for later. Place bacon on a paper towel. Let cool and crumble.

•Prepare the honey mustard by mixing the mustard, honey, mayonnaise and dried onions in a small bowl, set aside.

•Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

•Heat the bacon grease over medium heat until hot. Add chicken and cook about 5 minutes on each side.

•Spray a 9″ x 13″ baking pan with cooking spray.

•Place chicken flat into the pan. Pour all of honey mustard all over the top of the chicken.

•Place crumbled bacon on top of chicken.

•Place mushrooms on top of the chicken.

•Sprinkle shredded cheese on top of the chicken.

•Bake for 30 minutes until the chicken is cooked through and the cheese is melted then serve.

For more information on step-by-step instructions and images for this recipe, click here. While you are on her website, check out some of Diane’s other tempting recipes to dazzle your hungry palate. Thanks, Diane and Bon appetit y’all!

Happy #FoodPornFriday!