Sunday, 26 January 2014

Paleo Chicken Recipes

05:06 Posted by Dhaval Bhandari
The paleo diet blog brings to some of the tastiest and easy to cook paleo chicken recipes from the paleolithic world, which ranges right from tasty breakfast burgers and fulfilling and delicious paleo dinner recipes.....

Paleo Chicken recipes: Quick Piri Piri

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An instant take on a classic Portuguese favorite using just ghee and spices to flavor the food. No prizes for technicality here.

  • Ghee or butter for the pan
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 4-pound chicken, quartered

PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: 40–50 minutes
SERVES: 4

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt the ghee or butter and mix with the chili powder, lemon zest, and garlic.
  3. Gently coat the pieces with the oil and spices.
  4. Place in a baking dish and bake for 40–50 minutes, until the juices run clear.
Cook a whole chicken and turn the leftovers into lunch, as this tastes great cold with a large mixed salad. this is one of the great ideas for quick breakfast

Paleo Chicken recipes: Sun-Dried Stuffed Breast

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No messing, no marinating—just a quick and easy way to infuse chicken with some yummy Italian flavors in only minutes.

  • 2 large boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 Sun-Dried Tomatoes
  • 4 green olives, sliced
  • 10–20 fresh basil leaves
  • 6 slices of prosciutto

PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: 25 minutes
SERVES: 2

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Slice the raw chicken breast in half and place two sun-dried tomatoes, two sliced olives, and three to four torn basil leaves in between each breast.
  3. Wrap each breast with three slices of prosciutto to seal the filling in place.
  4. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes.

Serve with
Fresh spinach salad and grilled tomatoes

Paleo recipes: TURMERIC AND BLACK PEPPER WITH RAINBOW VEG


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An awesome combination of great tasting spices and medicinal benefits. Turmeric and black pepper together have been shown to have powerful anti-cancer properties.

  • Ghee or butter for the pan
  • 1 tablespoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 chicken breasts or 4 thighs/legs
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 yellow or red pepper, chopped
  • 8–10 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 zucchini, sliced
  • Juice of half a lemon

PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: 20–30 minutes
SERVES: 2

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon of ghee or other oil. Place in a bowl and mix with the turmeric and black pepper.
  3. Gently coat the pieces with the oil and spices. Place it in a baking dish and cook for 20–30 minutes.
  4. Melt the rest of the oil in a frying pan over low heat. Add the garlic and onion and stir-fry.
  5. Place chopped pepper, cherry tomatoes, sliced zucchini in the pan and toss in the oil, garlic, and salt.
  6. Stir-fry until the peppers and zucchini begin to soften.
  7. Serve the cooked chicken and vegetables together, squeezing the lemon juice over both.

Paleo recipes: THAI CHICKEN AND SCALLION RICE


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This dish is so quick that you’ll have no excuse for ordering out. Simple ingredients combine to make a fantastic tasting dish. Make extra and have the leftovers for lunch.

  • 3 scallions
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 heaping tablespoon Chinese five spice
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • ½-inch piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 large chicken breasts (keep skins on)
  • For the Rice
  • 1 cup Cauliflower Rice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes
COOKING TIME: 25 minutes
SERVES: 2

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F.
  2. Chop the scallions. (These are for adding to the Cauliflower Rice, so set them aside.)
  3. Melt the coconut oil and place in a medium bowl. Add the Chinese five spice, garlic, and ginger, and stir into a paste.
  4. Coat chicken in the marinade, and place the pieces into a baking dish.
  5. Bake it for around 25–30 minutes, until cooked through. (Check by inserting a sharp knife; the juices should run clear.)
  6. Five minutes before the its is ready, start to make the Cauliflower Rice and add the chopped scallions to the recipe. Cook the rice over low heat, stirring occasionally to prevent the cauliflower from overcooking.
  7. Season the cauliflower with salt and pepper, and serve when chicken is ready.

Paleo recipes: EVERYDAY CHICKEN CURRY


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You might think preparing a curry will take hours, but this tasty, simple blend of spices with chopped tomatoes is incredibly quick to make and any meat or fish can be substituted.

  • Ghee, butter, or coconut oil for the pan
  • 2 chicken breasts or 4 thighs/legs, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons medium curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon peeled and grated ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 14.5-ounce can of diced tomatoes

Serve with
Cauliflower Rice

  1. Add the oil to a saucepan and sauté the chicken for 5 minutes.
  2. Add all the spices, ginger, garlic, onion, and tomatoes. (Add extra water if needed.)
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer for around 20–30 minutes or until the chicken is cooked and tender

PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes
COOKING TIME: 40 minutes
SERVES: 2

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