Friday, April 25, 2008

Simple Supper

This looks so yummy. I'm always on the look out for recipes with ginger. Not only is it good for you but the flavor is wonderful. There is a video how-to link as well - just click on the picture below.

Broiled Yogurt-Ginger Chicken Breasts
Serves 4
3 cups plain yogurt
1 piece (5 inches) peeled fresh ginger, grated (about 1/4 cup)
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
Coarse salt
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 8 ounces each), tenderloin removed
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and chopped
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
Juice of 1 lime
Stir together the yogurt, ginger, cumin, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne, and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish.
Starting on one long side, cut each chicken breast almost in half horizontally, stopping about 1/2 inch before reaching the opposite side. Open each breast like a book.
Add chicken to marinade and turn to coat. Cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours.
Preheat broiler. In a small bowl, toss together red onion, cucumber, cilantro, lime juice, remaining 1/4 teaspoon cayenne, and pinch of salt.
Transfer chicken to a broiler pan. Discard marinade. Broil chicken, rotating pan once, until cooked through, about 10 minutes. Top with cucumber mixture.
(Courtesy of Martha Stewart)


Mya said...

Yum, looks so good. I may try this recipe but that means I have to go grocery shopping, uhg. Thanks for visiting me.

Sabina said...

It's such a quick and easy recipe. I have to admit though... I have most of my groceries delivered and my husband does the rest of the shopping so I just make the list.

Have a great weekend Mya!

M.KATE said...

looks yummy and i am hungry already, happy week ahead :)

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