Plan ahead and prepare for a busy week with a variety of quick chicken recipes. There are options for dinner, lunch, or snacks, and each dish takes 30 minutes or less to prepare from scratch.
Let’s start with a classic dish taken from an iconic cookbook. lounge columnist, Samar Halarnkar, recreated methi murg of the book Prashad: Cooking with Indian Masters written by the inimitable Jiggs Kalra. Cooked stupid style, it’s a healthy recipe for a lazy weekend lunch followed by a long afternoon siesta.
Three nutritious soups
A bowl of high-protein soup is one of the most comforting dishes when you’re on the move — or recovering from Covid-19. In this story are three recipes for nutritious soups. From tips for buying the right chicken to chef-approved advice for making them tastier, it’s got everything you need.
A chicken kiev. in Thai style
A classic dish with a contemporary twist chases the midweek blues. The recipe calls for shrimp paste, but don’t sweat it if it’s not available. You can omit the sauce and serve the chicken with a generous portion of Thai papaya salad.
Now let’s get to the fun part: snacks. This one is from the archives and the recipe gets an upgrade with a layer of thick peanut butter and a little curry powder. It’s a shortcut to making a perfect—and delicious—snack when diners drop by for drinks on a Friday night.
Baked Chicken Poppers
With two cheeses, jalapeño and cilantro (or cilantro), make these homemade chicken popcorn or poppers for a long night of Netflix and chill. It takes about 30 minutes to bake and 10 minutes to cool. Serve with ketchup or homemade salsa.
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