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Chicken in coffee and spice with greens, avocado, orange and glazed walnut salad

RECIPES

Chicken in coffee and spice with greens, avocado, orange and glazed walnut salad

  • Good for 6-8 persons
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Prep Time: 30 mins plus 15 mins to marinate chicken

INGREDIENTS

For the chicken:
1 tbsp cumin
1 8g MAGGI MAGIC SARAP
1 tbsp NESCAFÉ Classic
1 tsp black pepper
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 kg chicken breast fillet

For the salad:
1 piece avocado, seeded, skinned and sliced
1 whole orange, skinned and cut into segments
Glazed walnuts

For the orange vinaigrette:
1/4 cup cane vinegar
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1 tsp MAGGI MAGIC SARAP
1/4 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

For the glazed walnuts:
1 cup walnuts
1/4 cup sugar
1 tbsp NESCAFÉ Classic dissolved in
1/4 cup water
1 tsp cinnamon

PROCEDURE

  1. Combine marinade in a bowl. Rub chicken with the marinade and let stand for 30 minutes. Grill chicken until golden brown or about 15 minutes. Set aside to rest.
  2. Toss salad ingredients together in a salad bowl.
  3. Whisk together orange vinaigrette ingredients in a bowl.
  4. In a skillet combine walnuts, sugar, dissolved coffee and cinnamon. Cook while stirring constantly until dry and syrup is coating the walnuts. Transfer in a cookie sheet to continue drying. Set aside.
  5. To assemble salad: Arrange tossed salad ingredients on a platter. Put sliced chicken on the side. Serve with a drizzle of the orange vinaigrette. Serve immediately.

NUTRITION COUNT


Carbohydrates: 17.9 g
Protein: 18.5 g
Fats: 24.5 g
Calories: 354 kcal

GOOD TO KNOW


Though avocado is a fruit, it is considered as a source of fat. But the type of fat found in avocado, called monounsaturated fat, is found to help reduce low density lipoprotein (bad cholesterol) and increase high density lipoprotein (good cholesterol).

GOOD TO REMEMBER


Aside from monounsaturated fat, avocado is also a source of vitamin K for blood clotting and folate for healthy blood.