Spicy Roasted Chicken with Basil Vinaigrette

spicy roasted chicken

If you’re craving a spicy hearty Indian chicken recipe that is somewhat easy…this dish is for you!

raw ingredients roast chicken

Making a paste marinade allows the spices and fresh ingredients to seep into the chicken, tenderizing it and insuring it will be succulent.  Roughly chop the red onion (you can substitute with white onion), ginger, bird’s eye chilies, and crush the garlic. It makes it easier for the food processor or handheld emulsifier to grind through. I leave the curry leaves whole before I grind them, since the leaves are not fibrous. Curry leaves give the dish a distinct earthy floral flavor, mainly used in South Indian dishes.  Most grocery stores carry it, but if you are out of luck, substitute with cilantro…. 

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Baked Chili Garlic Sesame Chicken Wings

Chili Garlic Sesame Chicken Wings

These baked chicken wings have the same crispiness and guilty pleasure of fried wings, but without gallons of wasted oil or exploding wing particles!

Wings were always a favorite of mine. When my husband and I got married, we would stop at hooters on the weekends and order a platter of chicken wings. It was cheap and delicious, even with the occasional feather still stuck to the wing. :( But we wanted to find a healthier alternative. … 

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