Top 3 Delicious Chicken Recipes to Try this Weekend

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By: Ana Margarita Olar| Foodfindsasia.com

Are you planning a picnic this weekend? Here are some chicken recipes that you can try for “beer and grill” Fridays night, or even on a weekend “staycation”:

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Beer Marinated Chicken Breast Inasal– Cook your delicious grilled chicken recipe with a twist.

Ingredients:

2 lbs chicken breasts (deboned)

For Marinade:

¼ cup vinegar

¼ cup soy sauce

1 cup beer

1 thumb sized ginger minced

½ tsp. slat

¼ tsp ground black pepper

2 limes

1 tsp. turmeric powder

For Basting:

3 tbsp. soy sauce

2 tbsp. margarine

Procedure:

  1. Lay boneless chicken on the chopping board and cover with a cling wrap then flatten it by pounding with a meat tenderizer tool.
  2. Combine all the marinade ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Soak the pounded chicken breasts. Marinate for at least 3 hours or overnight.
  3. In a separate microwave-safe bowl, combine the basting ingredients, and mix well. Microwave for 1 minute.
  4. Prepare the grill. Lay the marinated chicken cook each side for 4 minutes each before turning over and baste the top part with your prepared basting sauce. Flip side every 4 minutes until the chicken breasts are done.
  5. Transfer to a serving plate and serve with atchara. Enjoy!

Sweet and sour chicken nuggets-Your kids will love this chicken recipe mixed with sweet and sour sauce.

 Ingredients (For chicken nuggets):

¼ kilo of chicken breasts, deboned

1cup buttermilk

1tsp. salt

½ tsp. ground black pepper

Bread crumbs

Procedure (for Chicken Nuggets)

  1. Slice chicken breasts into 2×2 inch pieces
  2. Place the slices in a bowl and pour with buttermilk. Cover and place in the fridge for 3 hours to marinate.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. Sprinkle salt and pepper to the chicken. Coat evenly with bread crumbs.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes, then adjust the oven settings to broil and let it stay for another 3-5 minutes.
  6. Remove and transfer to the serving plate. Set aside

Ingredients for the Sweet and Sour sauce:

1 and ½ cup water

¼ cup brown sugar

¼ cup ketchup

½ cup fresh pine apple chopped

3 tbsp. vinegar

1 small onion, chopped

1 small red and green bell pepper, chopped

½ tbsp. cornstarch, diluted in 1 tbsp. water

Procedure:

  1. Boil the water then add sugar, ketchup, and vinegar. Let the mixture boil again and stir.
  2. Add pineapple, onion and bell peppers, cover and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Pour the cornstarch mixture and stir until the sauce is thick.
  4. Transfer to a container and let it cool.

For sweet and sour chicken nuggets:

  1. Arrange the chicken nuggets on a serving plate
  2. Pour the sweet and sour sauce and garnish with chopped parsley.

Stir fry Tangerine Chicken– Go vegan with this vegetable and chicken recipe.

Ingredients:

½ cup tangerine or orange juice

1/3 cup soy sauce

2 tsp. corn starch

1 tbsp. canola oil or cooking oil

½ kilo chicken breasts deboned and cut into 1 inch pieces.

1 cup carrots cut into squares

2 cups of fresh broccoli

1cup whole fresh mushrooms, sliced.

2 tbsp. water

¼ cup chopped cilantro leaves

Procedure:

In a small bowl, mix the orange juice, soy sauce and cornstarch until fully dilute and set aside.

In a non-stick pan, heat oil over medium heat, cook chicken for 4-5 minutes stirring frequently. Add carrots, cook for 2-3 minutes, add broccoli, mushrooms, and water then cook for 3-4 minutes longer, stir frequently.

Adjust to low heat and add the chicken mixture. Cook for 1 more minute or until sauce is thickened. Sprinkle the top with chopped cilantro.

Try this sumptuous dished and share with the whole family. Enjoy!

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