mearl223 On September - 29 - 2011

Lemon-Pepper Chicken

Made this last night, just out of the blue, with whatever ingredients I could get hold of. Its simple, quick & such a treat for the family – an instant HIT!




PrepTime 5mins – Serves 4 – CookTime 20mins




4 pieces of chicken – I used leg-thigh pairs
Juice of 2 limes
1/2 tsp garlic-ginger paste
1/2 tsp cumin pwd
1 tsp pepper pwd
1/4 tsp turmeric pwd
1/4 tsp red-chili pwd
salt to taste
1 large capsicum/ bell pepper – chopped into 1″ bits
1 large potata cubed – 1″ cubes
1 medium onion – finely chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp veg/canola oil or butter.
3-4 bay leaves
2″ cinnamon stick
3 dry red chilies

Cooking Instructions:

Marinate the chicken pieces with the GG-paste, salt, spice powders & lime juice, for a few minutes.
Heat oils &/or butter in a pressure-cooker & fry onions till pink.
Add bay leaves, red chillies & cinnamon & fry for 1 minute.
Add the potatoes & capsicum & fry for 1-2 mins, tossing in between.
Add the chicken pieces & fry for a few minutes, turning around from time to time so that they are evenly browned.
Throw in 1/4 cup of water & pressure-cook on high heat for 1 whistle & then, simmer for 6-7 minutes.
Open & drain, collecting the gravy in a saucepan – thicken the gravy on mediun heat for a few mins.
Place the veggies as the base on a serving plate, the chicken on top of it, followed by the sauce, poured evenly over the chicken.
Serve hot with pita bread or rice.

3 Responses so far.

  1. Jane Yousuf says:

    It is really yummy . I prepared it and it is really delicious. Keep up the good work and send us easy recipes

  2. Michelle W says:

    Checked it out!! Looks pretty simple to make. Will try it out one of these days.

  3. Vian K says:

    looks yum yum to me :)

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