There are many recipes for using chicken breasts, some are complicated and require lots of preparation or are complicated in their cooking process. Here are three simple, quick and easy chicken breast recipes that do not make any sacrifices in their taste. Read the guide below to discover how to make these three boneless chicken breast dishes.
Grilled chicken breast
Prepare the ingredients
Place one tablespoon of dried or fresh thyme, one tablespoon of olive oil, black pepper and salt to taste, the juice from one lemon and three cloves of chopped garlic into a mixing bowl and combine all together. Add one boneless chicken breast per person and ensure that each chicken breast is covered in the mixture. Grill or barbecue Preheat your grill or barbecue and when hot, place your chicken breast onto the centre and begin cooking. After five minutes, turn each chicken breast over and continue cooking for a further five minutes. Use a knife to ensure that no blood is present in the grilled chicken, when the juices are clear in colour, your chicken is cooked and you have a simple grilled chicken dish to enjoy.
Quick breaded chicken
Mix ingredients together Mix fresh or dried breadcrumbs with the herbs or spices of your choice, coat each chicken breast with a little olive oil, then use this to bind the breadcrumb mixture to the chicken. Place each chicken breast into a baking tray. Preheat oven Place the baking tray into an oven pre-heated to 350F or 200C, bake for 15 to 20 minutes until the meat juices are clear and no blood is emerging from the chicken. When cooked, remove from the oven and serve this crispy chicken dish with the accompaniments of your choice.
Simple chicken cordon bleu
Preparing the chicken
Butterfly each chicken breast and place a slice of your favourite cheese into the chicken and top this with a slice of ham, season to taste. Roll the chicken breast into a cigar shape ensuring that the ham and cheese are sealed inside.
Coating the chicken Cover each chicken breast with flour, then dip into egg before covering each one completely in breadcrumbs, repeat if necessary until each piece is evenly covered. Cooking By using a frying pan over a medium heat, place a little oil in the bottom and begin cooking the chicken. Turn the chicken frequently to ensure that an even colour is achieved across the surface of the bread crumbed chicken. Use a knife to check that the chicken is cooked with the meat juices being clear in colour and free of any blood. Remove the chicken from the pan, allow any excess oil to drain onto a sheet of kitchen paper and serve.