Spiced grilled chicken with basil-cherry tomato salad

Based on 5 ratings

Tristan

Community Member

“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!”

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)

Utensils

  • 2 cutting boards
  • 2 knives
  • 2 bowls (large)
  • plastic wrap
  • grill pan
  • spatula

Nutrition per serving

Cal
350
Protein
60 g
Fat
8 g
Carb
6 g
  • Step 1/5

    Roughly chop half of the basil, then add to a bowl along with the lemon juice, olive oil, soy sauce, and sesame oil.
    • 10 g basil
    • 100 ml lemon juice
    • 1½ 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

    Add chili flakes, turmeric, and balsamic glaze to bowl. Chop scallions and grate ginger, add to the bowl, and mix.
    • 1 tbsp chili flakes
    • 1 tbsp turmeric
    • 1 tbsp balsamic glaze
    • 1½ scallions
    • 10 g ginger

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

  • Step 3/5

    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.
    • 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

    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.
    • 150 g cherry tomatoes
    • 1 clove garlic
    • 10 g 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

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