- Posted October 24, 2013 by
Going on a Diet with Chicken
It forms an indispensible thing in most of the non-vegetarian recipes, for every chicken recipe is high in protein, low in fat and cholesterol and has negligible carbohydrates. Healthy chicken recipes are usually cooked in many ways. Different techniques like, baking, browning, grilling and so on. bring out different qualities around the food. For retaining the normal juices, baking is the best way while frying will give consistency to both the sides It can be prepared either as a whole or after cutting into parts of desired shape and size. The recipes differ with the countries, social culture, and tradition and so on.
There are unlimited easy chicken recipes found in cook books. There are many types when one looks into the entire chicken recipes. These are coming under the category of barbequed, oven baked, roasted etc. A few of the well-known entire chicken recipes include simple crock pot, oven baked filled chicken, rotisserie, stuffed oven baked whole chicken, smoked herb, spicy slow cooked chicken etc.
For cooking rotisserie chicken, the required components are one pinch salt, one whole chicken, one table spoon of salt, ¼ cup melted butter, ¼ table spoon of ground black pepper and paprika. The very important step for cooking is always to spice the inside portion of the chicken with salt. After that place it in a rotisserie, setting the grill high and cooking for about ten minutes. It is necessary to combine butter, salt, pepper and paprika in a bowl for grilling. After letting down the grill to an average, the chicken should be covered with chicken. The meat should be cooked for more than one and a half hour in 180F. After that it should be removed from rotisseries and hang down for 15 minutes before eating.
The best gain with this dish is that it is very slowly cooked and therefore the natural juices will be retained within the skin and therefore it will give out a delectable and supple food. The usage of this method has been recorded long before and has been included with the credit.
A good example for the crock pot recipes is the highly spiced whole cooked chicken. The basic ingredients wanted comprise one full chicken, one tea spoon salt, paprika, pepper, olive oil, one huge onion sliced and one average garlic bulb. This dish cooked by cleaning the chicken and then simply drying it inside and using the combination of pepper, salt, paprika and oil on top of it. Separate and organize unpeeled garlic cloves around chicken and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours.
The most important health benefits to this are the tough meat will become tender and is less in fat. This is one of the most effective methods which are making amazing stew by the elements and flavors of various herbs. But if not prepared correctly, there are possibilities of losing various nutrients and vitamins by reason of enzyme action. This kind of technique is already using from the early periods itself.
Oven baked whole chicken is another delicious recipe done without stuffing. Here, firstly the meat is washed with cold water inside and outside after which making it pat dry and after that it is placed inside the hot pan. It is after that covered with butter after which baked in 350 to 375 degree oven for about 2 hours.