Hello and welcome to my blog. Today’s post is about how I marinade and cook my chicken.
Making of the chicken
To clean my chicken I use lemon and ensure I take off any unwanted extra fat or hard bit on the legs.
The mixtress mixes spices too
I usually mix my own spices to marinade the chicken. It is only recently I have started adding other cudes and powdered spices. I usually crate onions, garlic and ginger. I then melt 2 knorr and let it cool. Adding a bit lemon and chilli powder as well.
Onions, ginger and garlic
When the spice meet the spice
I let this stay as is for a while while I do something else or due to laziness just leave it there for a while. I then eventually place it in the oven to slow cook for about 2 hours at 100 °C. Ensure you regulate the temperature or cook it longer.
Melted knorr cubes
I use 2 to 3 of this cubes depending on how many chicken I am cooking.
Some more seasoning. Not ideal I know. The aim to ensure you know what you are putting in your food.
Mix it all together. I squeezed a bit of lemon on it too
I put this on a foil and then put it in the oven to bake or cook whatever you want to call it. I use a foil all the time as I feel it better that way healthwise. Let me know if this is how you cook yours.
This is how it looks after 1.5 to 2 hours. I cut parts of it so that the marinade will go on the inside.
You can now have this however you want it. With couscous, salad, rice potatoes or by itself.
Until next time, happy cooking.
Hello and welcome to my blog. As you may have noticed I have not been posting about my lunch meals lately. I will be doing this on a weekly basis just to ensure that the post is properly prepared. For now let’s call it The week in review.
For Monday I had potatoes, vegetables and lamb with gravy
On Tuesday I had mix vegetables with couscous and chicken Nando’s lemon and herb sauce
Wednesdays lunch was star shaped sweet potatoes with mixed vegetables and chicken
On Thursday I wanted to have couscous but turns out the cous cous had gone off due to the heat. Preservation issues. So I had vegetables and lamb.
Friday was mix vegetable brown rice and chicken with chilli sauce
I bought organic chicken this time because the free range available was to be on display till Monday. I noticed the taste was slightly different. It was really delicious. Might be due to how I cooked it.
As you can see I am trying to incorporate vegetable at every given chance. I am very strict about having a balance diet while ensuring that I have enough carbs and protein to maintain my weight.
In addition to this I have morning fruits thereby having all the nutrition I could possibly have. So I am basically having more than five a day.
I would also like to invest in a juicer. A good one is very expensive so I am going to save up for that.
Until next time, eat well and you will feel better.