Spiced grilled chicken with basil-cherry tomato salad

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Tristan

“I like to serve the chicken with a side of tomato salad and some simple rocket and red cabbage. Feel free to add which ever sides you wish! Want to share your own delicious recipe? Send it to community@kitchenstories.com.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
120
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
1 kg chicken breast
20 g basil
150 g cherry tomatoes
100 ml lemon juice
1½ tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tsp toasted sesame oil
1 tbsp chili flakes
1 tbsp turmeric
1 tbsp balsamic glaze
1½ scallions
10 g ginger
1 clove garlic
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
3 tbsp olive oil
vegetable oil (for frying)
salt
pepper
lemon juice (for serving)
scallion (for garnish)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • cutting board
  • knife
  • bowl (large)
  • plastic wrap
  • grill pan
  • spatula

Nutrition per serving

Cal
350
Protein
60g
Fat
8g
Carb
6g

Step 1/5

  • 10 basil
  • 100 ml lemon juice
  •  tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • bowl (large)

Roughly chop half of the basil, then add to a bowl along with the lemon juice, olive oil, soy sauce, and sesame oil.

Step 2/5

  • 1 tbsp chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp balsamic glaze
  •  scallions
  • 10 ginger

Add chili flakes, turmeric, and balsamic glaze to bowl. Chop scallions and grate ginger, add to the bowl, and mix.

Step 3/5

  • 1 kg chicken breast
  • plastic wrap

Cut chicken into strips, add to bowl, and toss well to coat. Cover bowl, transfer to the fridge, and let marinate for at least 2 hrs. or overnight.

Step 4/5

  • 150 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 10 basil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil (for frying)
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • bowl (large)
  • grill pan
  • spatula

In the meantime, for the tomato salad, quarter cherry tomatoes and thinly slice garlic. Add to a bowl along with remaining basil leaves and balsamic vinegar and olive oil to taste. Season with salt and pepper. Mix well. Once chicken strips have finished marinating, add a bit of oil to a grill pan set over medium heat and fry chicken for approx. 8 – 10 min., flipping halfway through.

Step 5/5

  • lemon juice (for serving)
  • scallion (for garnish)

Add chicken to a serving plate, squeeze fresh lemon juice on top, and garnish with some chopped scallions. Serve with tomato salad. Enjoy!