Spiced grilled chicken with basil-cherry tomato salad

Spiced grilled chicken with basil-cherry tomato salad

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Tristan

Tristan

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"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 👌

Preparation

30 min

Baking

0 min

Resting

120 min

Ingredients

2Servings
½ kg
chicken breast
10 g
basil
75 g
cherry tomatoes
50 ml
lemon juice
¾ tbsp
olive oil
½ tbsp
soy sauce
1 tsp
toasted sesame oil
½ tbsp
chili flakes
½ tbsp
ground turmeric
½ tbsp
balsamic glaze
¾
scallions
5 g
ginger
½ clove
garlic
1 tbsp
balsamic vinegar
tbsp
olive oil
vegetable oil (for frying)
salt
pepper
lemon juice (for serving)
scallion (for garnish)
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Utensils

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

How-To Videos

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Nutrition per serving

Cal350
Fat8 g
Protein60 g
Carb6 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.
    • 5 g basil
    • 50 ml lemon juice
    • ¾ tbsp olive oil
    • ½ tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 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.
    • ½ tbsp chili flakes
    • ½ tbsp ground turmeric
    • ½ tbsp balsamic glaze
    • ¾ scallions
    • 5 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.
    • ½ 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.
    • 75 g cherry tomatoes
    • ½ clove garlic
    • 5 g basil
    • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    • 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!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Spiced grilled chicken with basil-cherry tomato salad

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