We are all fan of chicken. Who doesn’t love to have chicken at the end of a hectic day after working for hours and hours?
Whether it is chicken kebab or tandoori chicken, we lick our lips in the thoughts of these delicious dishes itself. However, do we ever think about how healthy they are for us?
Well as far as we are concerned, it is important to keep our health in check as prevention is better than cure.
Here are some of the recipes which provide a healthy and tasty solution to our problem.
Chicken fingers with Curried Ketchup:
All that you need to have is a nonstick spray for cooking, 2 eggs of large size, dijon mustard, curry powder, one tablespoon of ground cumin. You also need panko, skinless boneless breasts of chicken, a bunch of broccoli, ketchup of measurement of ¾ cups.
Using these you can easily prepare chicken fingers with curried ketchup. It is not just tasty but healthy too. The boneless breasts provide a source of protein with fewer calories.
Stuffed Chicken Divan with Sherry-Dijon Sauce:
This is modern and classy. Stuffed chicken divan and Sherry Dijon is a taste buster.
Things that you need for preparing this dish are as follows:
We need cooking spray.
We need one and a half cup or two ounces of fresh broccoli florets.
We would also need a clove of garlic, which must be finely chopped.
In addition, 2 tablespoons of olive oil and fresh thyme, a cup of low-fat evaporated milk, half a cup of low-sodium chicken broth, one-fourth cup of dry sherry, 11/2 cups of tablespoon cornstarch are also needed.
With these ingredients, you just need to add one tablespoon of Dijon Mustard, and 2 spoons of Parmesan cheese.
You can easily prepare this healthy dish with the help of these simple ingredients
Buffalo Chicken Salad:
This is a low-fat preparation. The low fat induces low calories altogether, too. Hence, buffalo chicken salad is at its best as the low-fat buttermilk also keeps the flavor oh so delicious.
To be honest, you don’t need much to invest in preparing Buffalo Chicken Salad. You just need a few ingredients which can be listed as follows:
- chopped romaine lettuce.
- a cup of shredded carrots, which can be available in pouches
- You will also require the ribs celery with greens, which will be again, chopped.
- Next, you will need 1/2 a cup ranch dressing
- you will also require 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
- Lastly, you will need a package, and 3/4 to 1 pound, chicken tenders, cut into bite-size pieces, one tablespoon of vegetable oil, exactly two tablespoons butter, Salt and black pepper and 1/4 cup hot sauce.
Grilled Herb Chicken Breast accompanied by Honey and Asparagus:
This is just a suitable dish to have. The grilled chicken will be marinated in honey, and thyme and in addition will be served with Asparagus and crispy, tasty potatoes.
The ingredients are- half a pound of boneless chicken breasts, exactly 5 ml of honey and lemon each, salt, thyme, pinch of black pepper, sufficient amount of sauce, 10 ml of wine, a pinch of rosemary.
Using these you can easily cook Grilled Herb Chicken Breast with Honey and Asparagus.
Malwani Chicken Sukka :
As the name suggests, it is indeed a very interesting dish to have. As a matter of fact, the coconutty flavor brings altogether another charm in the dish itself. Moreover, the dish, made with just two tablespoons of oil definitely helps to keep the body fit and well maintained.
For the chicken:
half a Kg Boneless chicken
four chopped Onions
1/2 a tsp Turmeric powder
2 Tablespoons of Ginger paste
2 Tablespoon Garlic Paste
2 Tbsp Oil
To taste Salt
For the masala paste you need:
1 Coconut, which will be grated
Two Whole red chilies
Three Garlic pods
1 tablespoon of Cumin seeds
1 Tablespoon of Coriander seeds, roasted
2 Green chilies
1/2 a Cup of Coriander leaves, chopped
2 Tablespoon of Malwani masala and finally,
Using these ingredients, you can easily make this tasty and healthy dish. No wonder, this is such a favorite for all.