Chicken, marinated with cilantro and mint
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I want to share with You another variation of cooking the usual roast chicken. For fans of piquant and spicy my dish should be palatable. This option is good for casual dinner and vyigrashno will look great on the holiday table. For those who are on a diet: you can cook this way more than is dietary option - a chicken breast. A great side dish to the chicken is boiled rice, mashed potatoes or vegetable salad. The dish is quite spicy and flavorful, so a side dish I recommend You choose neutral to taste.
Ingredients for Chicken, marinated with cilantro and mint
- Chicken - 1000 g
- Tkemali - 3 tbsp.
- Mint - 1 tsp.
- Cilantro - 1 Puig.
- Lemon - 1 piece
- Garlic - 8 tooth.
- Khmeli-suneli - 1 tsp.
- Salt - 1.5 tsp.
- Paprika sweet - 1 tsp.
- Water - 100 ml
Step by step instruction of cooking Chicken, marinated with cilantro and mint
Prepare all the necessary ingredients. Wash chicken and divide into portions.
Coriander chopped very finely with a knife or chop in a blender, pass through a garlic chopper. Paprika, dried mint, salt and Khmeli-suneli mix. Put all the ingredients in a deep bowl in which to marinate the chicken.
Add the marinade, water, green asparagus and lemon juice. If You have a large lemon, use half of it. In the absence of tkemali, You can replace it with a tablespoon of Apple cider vinegar. But in my case it turns out unique and harmonious. Mix well.
Make the chicken small incisions in the process of marinating it is better soaked in the flavors of the marinade and spices.
Put the chicken in a bowl with the marinade and mix. Leave to marinate for 30-40 minutes. If preparing a dish for the holiday table in advance, it is possible to leave and for a longer time. In this case, the process of marinating should be done in the refrigerator, covering the receptacle with clingfilm or a lid.
Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Put the prepared chicken in a baking dish and place in oven for 45 minutes. 20 minutes after the start of cooking, lower the oven temperature to 180 degrees and cook another 25 minutes. If chicken breast cooking time reduced to 35 minutes.
At the expiration of this time, invite family members and guests at the table. Bon appétit!