Saturday, 28 July 2012

Greek Chicken

I purchased Nigella's How to Eat Cookbook in April, as this has been hailed as the best of Nigella's books so far, but have only cooked twice from this book. I can proudly say I am the owner of Nigella's "How to Eat", Nigella's "How to be a Domestic Goddess", Nigella's "Feasts", Nigella's Forever Summer" and Nigella's "Kitchen". I plan on purchasing"Nigellissima" in September when it is released and will be trying lots of lovely recipes that i'm sure the book will contain.
Anyway, back to "How to Eat"  I remember recalling a recipe in her Kitchen book called "Greek Chicken" which Nigella stated was a variation of the recipe in her How to Eat cookbook.  I thought I would try this out, and must say I was pleased with the results of this low fat dinner.

I first started seasoning the Greek yoghurt with mixed herbs, chilli powder and salt (2 tbsp). I initially added one tbsp of salt but found the yoghurt had a sour aftertaste but the second tbsp of salt made the yoghurt taste better.

I then added the chopped cucumber and spring onions to the mixture and stirred. 


I seasoned the chicken using mixed herbs, black pepper and garlic powder, and then slit the breasts to make the chicken quicker to cook (I was hungry!)

The finished product, I ate my Greek chicken with jacket potato and salad with the yoghurt mixture topping the jacket potato. 
A variation of this recipe is available on Nigella's website Greek chicken.
I am entering this picture to a blog hop which is guest hosted this month by http://www.cookingcakesandchildren.com/2012/07/forever-nigella-17-sizzling-summer/ but is run by the fabulous Maison Cupcakes http://blog.maisoncupcake.com/forever-nigella There are usually lots of lovely variations of Nigella's recipes on these blog hops, so have a look at the lovely pictures.
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3 comments:

  1. Ah delish - this is on my menu for August

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  2. Ahh thanks, quick and easy and only takes 30 minutes :-) x

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  3. I can't believe I've missed this in How To Eat, it looks and sounds wonderful for a weekday supper. I too am excited about Nigellissima, can't wait to see it! Thanks for taking part in Forever Nigella! x

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