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Madhur Jaffrey's Silken Chicken

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

4   Boneless and skinned chicken breasts
1/2   Tap salt
2 tablespoons 30mlLemon juice
4 tablespoons 60mlHeavy cream
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGaram masala
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCayenne pepper
1   Garlic - peeled and smashed
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGinger - peeled grated
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlGround roasted cumin seeds
  Generous squeeze lemon juice
1   Salt
1   Ground black pepper
1   Ground roasted cumin seeds
1   Cayenne
1   Amchhoor powder - (optional}

Recipe Instructions

Cut 3 diagonal slits across the tops of each chicken breast. Prick the chicken pieces with sharp point of small knife.Rub the chicken with salt and lemon juice. Leave for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile combine the cream. garam marsala, cayenne, garlic, ginger and cumin in a bowl. Pour over chicken in a plastic bag and leave to marinate for 12 hours or over night.

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

Lay chicken pieces in a shallow non stick pan.

On top of each piece, sprinkle lemon juice, salt, black pepper, garam masala, and cumin.

Place pan on top third of oven and bake for 15 minutes.

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