Cajun chicken

Chutney Cajun chicken

Recipe from: 5 April 2012
Preparation time: 24h
Cooking time: 35 min
 
Spicy Cajun flavours paired with Pilsner Urquell craft beer.
 
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 4
    chicken breasts- skin on
  • 3
    tsp
    salt- for rubbing chicken
  • juice of one lemon
  • 2
    tsp
    ground ginger
  • 4
    Tbs
    soya sauce
  • 2
    Tbs
    fruit chutney
  • 2
    Tbs
    dried minced onion
  • 2
    Tbs
    packed brown sugar
  • 2
    tsp
    mustard leaves
  • 1/2
    cup
    light beer
  • 3
    Tbs
    Cajun spice
  • 2
    tsp
    lemongrass
  • 2
    chilies- seeded and chopped
  • 1/2
    garlic powder
  • salt and pepper
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 
In a bowl mix all ingredients except chicken. Rub chicken with salt and lemon juice let sit, covered, for half an hour.

After 30 minutes pour marinade mixture over the chicken and refrigerate overnight.

Remove chicken from marinade and sear (brown) in a very hot pan for 2 minutes.

Place chicken on a baking pan and cover with the marinade.

Preheat oven to 180°C. Bake chicken for 30 minutes.

Remove chicken from marinade and serve on roasted vegetables with a starch of your choice.

Suggested beer pairing: Pilsner Urquell


Reprinted with permission of Citrum Khumalo.
 

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