Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Curry Leaves Baked Chicken


Its like a standard thing for me; curry leaves a must for almost all savoury dishes especially curries. And for the first time, I used the leaves for a baked chicken dish. With it was also curry powder which married well to enhance the flavours and aroma. It was a good experience; trying something new, exploring further and coming up with my own recipe.


To try, you must like Asian flavors and if you do, don't wait, try and let me know yea. Rather than just the baked chicken pieces, I place them on a bed of lettuce leaves and added cucumber slices.

Ingredients
2 pieces ( about 350g) of chicken breast (with bones)
1 tbsp meat curry powder
3 sprigs curry leaves - roughly shredded
1 tsp ginger juice
1 tsp garlic juice
1 tbsp onion juice
Salt for taste
2 tbsp oil  
Method:
Rub chicken pieces with all the ingredients except oil.
Gently poke with a fork to sip the ingredient inside.
Marinate for at least 4 hours.
Smear a baking pan with oil and place the chicken pieces inside with the marinated ingredients. .
Bake on a preheated oven (10 mins) for about 50 mins or until chicken is cooked and crispy on the outside.
Served on a bed of lettuce leaves with some slices of cucumber (optional)
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30 comments:

  1. Very nice... Sometime I do bake chicken...
    Mayb next time I will add some Indian touch...

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  2. Looks delicious! Will try this out! :)

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  3. I bet the curry leave fragrant made the chicken tasted Indian! ;)

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  4. Not a good idea to see to read this when you're hungry.. I'll try this soon!

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  5. This marinade does have some delicious ingredients, it is warm enough here to grill-so I am inspired by this. Love the plating with all the greens too! Have a great day!

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  6. This chicken must be really tasty!

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  7. Lovely color on your chicken.I think you meant 3 sprigs curry leaves (not powder right?)Looks delicious, would love to try it :)

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  8. All the flavours you used in the marination are awesome. I will keep in mind to use curry leaves next time. How did you juice the garlic?

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  9. Thanks for all the sharing everyone.
    Bal - ginger juice is extracted either by pounding or blending some pieces of ginger.

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  10. Looks delicious! I've never actually worked with curry leaves, just curry mixes. I wish i could lay my hands on them here!

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  11. What a creative way to get different flavours mixed into the chicken with obviously fantastic results my friend :)

    Cheers
    Choc Chip Uru

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  12. This is definitely one flavorful chicken! I got to try cooking with curry leaves!

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  13. That looks absolutely amazing--I can't find curry leaves here to save my life. I would love a plate of that chicken!

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  14. Wow! I liked it! Thanks for sharing..

    Love from Antalya City, Turkey

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  15. Chicken looks perfectly done,a lot of great flavored in it,,and yes I can see my plate with slice cucumber a cup of Rice and sambal,you know that :)
    Ridwan

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  16. The chickens look juicy and tender! Can I have a piece plz?

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  17. what a great combination! I love curry so I must find this curry leaves I've never heard about

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  18. Curry Leaves makes the food more aromatic. :)

    Sorry i havent been here a few days. Rather busy :p. Gng outstation soon also

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  19. Nava this looks delicious! I LOVE baked chicken....one of my favorites!

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  20. This looks like a tasty recipe. Will have to give it a try with some curry leaves from my garden.

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  21. another new way to cook chicken..I always come here because your dishes Ms.Nava are so new to my taste..passing by ;)

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  22. The chicken looks really tender and perfect :) It sounds so delicious :)

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  23. Gosh, this looks like another mouth-watering dish! I love cooking with curry leaves but haven't tried baking with them. Yum!

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  24. This looks delicious. Definately it has some Indian flavors. This reminded me of Indian classic Tandoori chicken.

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  25. Never baked chicken with curry leaves. Thanks for sharing the idea.

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  26. Hi Nava:
    It has been a while since I last visited. Been busy, just got new oven and your spicy bake chicken recipe looks just great to test out. Thanks for sharing

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