Monday, December 8, 2014

A hearty, healthy and satisfying meal is not so difficult to prepare. Why pay 4 to 5 times the price when you can make it right at home to your liking.




Here is the recipe..

Serves 1

Ingredients :

Pan Grilled Chicken :
Chicken Breast - 1
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Garlic Powder a pinch (Optional)
Lemon Juice - 1 teaspoon, use more or less
All Purpose Flour - 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
Olive Oil as required

Roasted Garlic Mushroom Sauce :
Mushrooms - 100 grams, any kind
Garlic - 1 small clove crushed
Butter - 1 Tablespoon (Substitute with Olive Oil)
Lemon Juice - 1 Tablespoon (Optional)
Lemon Zest a pinch (Optional)
Chicken Stock - 1/2 Tablespoon (Substitute with vegetable stock or water)
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Rosemary - 1/8 Teaspoon

Roasted Green Beans :
Fine Green Beans - 8
Olive Oil - 1 Teaspoon
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Garlic - 1 clove minced

Method :
Pan Grilled Chicken:
1. Cut the chicken breast into thin slices or you can simply make a butterfly cut.
2. Wash the chicken well and strain to discard all the water.
3. Add salt, pepper, lemon juice and garlic powder if using. Spread it all over the chicken.
4. Marinate the chicken for about an hour in the refrigerator.
5. Heat a stove top grill pan.
6. Add about 1 teaspoon of olive oil.
7. Drizzle some all purpose flour over the chicken.
8. Place the chicken in the hot pan and drizzle with some olive oil.
9. After 2 minutes, turn the chicken and cook on the other side.
10. Again turn the chicken over after 2 more minutes.
11. Reduce the flame to medium low, cover the pan and continue to cook the chicken by turning it every 5 minutes till the chicken is cooked as desired.



Roasted Garlic Mushroom Sauce:
1. Preheat oven to 200C.
2. Cut the mushroom into slices. 
3. Add the mushroom slices to a roasting pan.
4. Add the crushed garlic clove.
5. Cut the butter into slices and add it to the pan.
6. Add lemon juice and lemon zest if using.
7. Add the chicken stock.
8. Add salt, pepper and rosemary.



9. Place in preheated oven and allow it to roast for about 20 minutes. I allowed it to cook for 30 minutes.
10. Remove from the oven and roasted garlic mushroom sauce is ready to be served. This sauce can be shared by two. 





Roasted Green Beans:
1. Preheat oven to 200C
2. Wash and pat dry the green beans.
3. Trim off the edges.
4. Add the green beans to a roasting pan.
5. Sprinkle salt and pepper.
6. Drizzle olive oil.
7. Add minced garlic if using.
8. Mix well to combine. Spread the beans in the pan so they do not overlap.
9. Roast in preheated oven for about 20 minutes.
10. Remove from the oven and roasted green beans are ready to served.

Plating:
1. Place the grilled chicken in the plate.
2. Pour some of the roasted garlic mushroom sauce over the chicken.



3. Place the roasted green beans on the side.



Enjoy Pan Grilled Chicken with Roasted Garlic Mushroom Sauce served with Roasted Green Beans on the side

Roasted Garlic Mushroom Sauce recipe adapted from www.alwaysorderdessert.com


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