Broiled Chicken Recipe

Tired of that plain fried chicken on your list? Why not try something different tonight for your dinner?

Fried chicken has been the resort of many who usually rush of to work or in a hurry. The dish is really simple as frying. But sometimes, this kind of meal should be skipped. Free yourself from the breading for a while. Exchange with a tasty sauce in this broiled chicken recipe. As the name implies, this recipe is basically about broiling a chicken. That easy. Broiling is the term for grilling where the heat source is coming from above. Broiled meat acquires a distinctive roast aroma and flavor from the chemical process that occurs when food reaches temperatures in excess of 155 °C.

Not just your normal fried chicken, enjoy the taste of lemon juice mixed with salt and pepper in your chicken. With just about 7 min in the broiler, your chicken is ready. The added dressing makes the difference. Such spice and herbs will accentuate the taste of your broiled chicken. You can also top it with mushroom and other ingredients as desired. Happy meal!

Ingredients:

  • 2 6-oz boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

Dressing:

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: Add rosemary, sage or Dijon mustard to  dressing and/or top with sautéed mushrooms

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Preheat the broiler on high and place an all stainless steel skillet (be syre the handle is also stainless steel) or cast iron pan boot 6 inches from the heat for about 10 minutes to get if very hot.
  2. While the pan is heating, rinse and pat the chicken dry and season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  3. Leaving the skin on. Place the breast skin side up on the hot pan. It is not necessary to turn the breast because it is cooking on both sides at once. Depending on the size, If should be cooked in about 7 minutes. Remove the skin before serving; it is left on to keep it moist while broiling. The breast is done when it is moist, yet its liquid runs clear when pierced. The inside temperature needs to reach 165 degrees Fahrenheit (74 degrees Celcius).
  4. Dress with garlic, lemon juice, extra virgin olive oil, salt, and pepper. Add rosemary, sage, or Dijon mustard to the dressing if desired. You can also top with sautéed mushrooms for extra flavor.

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