Grilled Garlic Chicken with Spinach Dressing

With a hint of garlic and ginger, this humble chicken breast with spinach dressing makes one incredible midweek meal in less than 30 minutes!

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The perks of this dish is not only that it’s tasty and juicy but also very healthy. 

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Recipe 
Serves – 2

INGREDIENTS 

A. For Chicken marination
400g of chicken breast, washed
A pinch of pepper powder
A pinch of red chilli powder
A pinch cardamon powder
A pinch of cumin powder
Salt to taste

Juice of one lemon 
½ tsp ginger & garlic, crushed
2 tbsp olive oil 
½ tsp parsley
1 tsp oregano
¼ tsp chaat masala
1 tsp hung curd
A few drops of green tabasco
B. For Spinach Dressing
1 tbsp olive oil
½ tsp ginger garlic, crushed
1 cup of spinach, chopped and washed 
⅛ cup of hung curd
1 tbsp milk
Salt to taste
A pinch of red chilli powder
A pinch of ginger garlic powder 

METHOD 

1. Slice the chicken breast, but not all the way through.

2. Put a pinch of pepper powder, red chilli powder, cardamon powder, cumin powder, Salt to taste, juice of one lemon, crushed ginger & garlic, olive oil, parsley, oregano, chaat masala, hung curd, green tabasco over both sides of the chicken & massage the chicken for about 5-10 minutes. 

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3. Marinate for 30 minutes.

4. Now for the spinach dressing, heat olive oil in a pan and sauté crushed ginger garlic until they take a golden brown colour. Add spinach and cook for 3-4 minutes.

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5. Add the hung curd and milk and sauté for a minute. Add salt, red chilli powder, ginger garlic powder & cook till all the water evaporates. 

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6. Now grease a non-stick grill pan and cook the marinated chicken on a low flame until it turns golden brown from the bottom, for about 7-8 minutes covering with lid. 

7. Turn the chicken breast and cook from the other side for about 5-6 minutes, covering with lid.

8. Place the cooked chicken on a serving plate, garnish it with the spinach dressing and serve hot with mint chutney.

Happy Cooking!
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