Saturday, 29 August 2015

Chicken stuffed with Cheesy, Garlicky Corn Spinach served with Lemon, Garlic Sauce

Chicken stuffed with Cheesy, Garlicky Corn Spinach served with Lemon, Garlic Sauce

For the Stuffing
2 cups Spinach finely chopped
1 cup Corn boiled
2 tbsp Garlic Minced
1/2 tbsp Chilli flakes
1/2 cup Cheddar cheese grated OR Feta cheese
Salt to taste
1 tsp Olive oil

Method
Take a  wok, add oil, heat the oil. Add garlic, sauté it for few seconds.. Add the corn, spinach, salt and chilli flakes. Cook the spinach till all the water dries up. Cool the spinach. Coarsely grind the spinach... Some corn should remain whole. Add the cheese and mix it well.

Chicken
Ingredients
Take 6 Chicken breast
Salt to taste
1/2 tbsp Pepper crushed
1 tbsp Lime juice
Stuffing
2 tbsp Oil

Method
Marinate the chicken for an hour with all the above ingredients. Take a piece of the chicken breast. Slit the piece half way through. Spread the chicken piece on a chopping board, beat and flatten the chicken with a blunt knife. Take 2 tbsp of the stuffing at one end of the chicken. Roll the chicken with the stuffing. Chill the chicken for 10 minutes, drizzle oil on the chicken. Grill the chicken at 200 degrees for 15 minutes. Turn it and grill again for  15 minutes or till cooked and brown in colour.

For the Sauce
Ingredients
1 tbsp Garlic minced
6 small sweet bell pepper slit
4 Lime leaves
1 tbsp Lime juice
1/2 tbsp Oil
1/2 tsp Butter
Salt to taste
2 tbsp Gin (Optional)

Method
Take a pan, add oil and butter. Heat it, add the garlic, sauté it for few seconds... Add the gin and the gin will burn off (optional)... Add the lime leaves and small bell pepper. Add 1/2 cup water, lime juice ang salt. Let the sauce simmer. Add the grilled chicken and simmer for 2 minutes. Take the chicken and slice it into thick pieces. Arrange the chicken pieces and pour the sauce over the chicken. Serve it hot.