Poultry

  • Complexity: medium

Steamed chicken cutlets in multicooker

Ingredients

600 g (21 oz) chicken fillet | 300 g (10 oz) rice | 100 g (3.5 oz) onions | 6 g (0.2 oz) garlic | 400 ml water | salt, spices

Chicken liver paste

Ingredients

380 g (13 oz) chicken liver | 100 g (3.5 oz) onion | 40 g (1.4 oz) semolina | 40 ml sour cream 10% | 10 g (0.35 oz) butter | nutmeg, grated | salt, spices

Mushroom nests

Ingredients

4 cap of large champignons | 4 pieces of chicken fillet (not very big) | 2 tablespoons of olive oil | 2 tablespoons of butter | Salt | Grinded black pepper | 0,5 of lemon | 2 tablespoons of grinded parsley | 1 clove of garlic
  • Time: 4-5 minutes
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: African

Tunisian chicken liver kebabs

Ingredients

567 g/1 lb 4 oz chicken livers (25 Sins on Green) | 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into small chunks | 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and cut into small chunks | 4 bay leaves | 1 tablespoon finely chopped parsley | 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (optional) | lemon wedges, to serve | For the spice mixture: | 1 teaspoon ground cumin | 1 teaspoon cinnamon | 2 teaspoons paprika | 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder | 1 garlic clove, crushed | good pinch of salt

Chicken livers are not everybody's cup of tea, but they taste wonderful grilled with spices as in this recipe. Ideally, they should be served golden brown but still slightly pink inside, in the French style.

Tangy grilled chicken Dijon-style

Ingredients

3 level tablespoons Dijon mustard (4 1/2 Sins) | 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar | 4x113 g/4 oz chicken breasts, boned and skinned (24 Sins on Green) | Fry Light, for spraying | 2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Chicken snacks don't come any simpler than this one. Don't be put off by the combination of wine vinegar and mustard — it really is worth trying!

  • Time: 16 minutes
  • Complexity: medium
  • Origin: Italian

Char-grilled chicken breasts

Ingredients

4x113 g/4 oz chicken breasts, boned and skinned (24 Sins on Green) | snipped chives, to garnish | For the Italian tomato sauce: | Fry Light, for spraying | 454 g/1 lb ripe tomatoes, skinned and chopped | 2 garlic cloves, crushed | salt and ground black pepper | 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar | a few basil leaves, shredded

A quick and easy way to cook chicken is to grill ft in a cast iron grill pan. You can serve it with one of the quick sauces suggested below.

Spicy Indonesian chicken kebabs

Ingredients

454 g/1 lb boned, skinned chicken breasts (24 Sins on Green) | juice of 1 lemon | 1 teaspoon salt | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 1 level tablespoon ground сoriander | 1 level tablespoon ground cumin | 1/2 teaspoon turmeric | 57 ml/2 fl oz canned coconut milk (5 Sins) | lime or lemon wedges, to serve

Mini kebabs threaded on to thin bamboo skewers make good bite-sized party snacks. Serve one of the dips featured in this book with these delicately spiced chicken kebabs.

Grilled chicken snacks

Ingredients

24 skinned chicken wings on the bone (36 Sins on Green) | OR 24 skinned chicken thighs | OR drumsticks on the bone (60 Sins on Green) | lemon wedges and salad leaves, to garnish | For the honey and ginger coating: | 4 level tablespoons runny honey (6 Sins) | 3 tablespoons soy sauce | juice and grated lemon zest of 1 lemon | 1 x 2.5 cm/1 in piece fresh root ginger, peeled and chopped

You can use chicken drumsticks, thighs of wings to make this selection of mouthwatering grilled party snacks. Wings are lower in Sins on the Green Eating Plan - only 1 1/2 Sins per wing compared with 2 1/2 Sins for a drumstick or thigh.

Warm turkey & mixed mushroom salad

Ingredients

1 small head curly endive, leaves separated | 1 small head lollo rosso, leaves separated | 3 tablespoons olive oil | 2-3 rashers rindless smoked bacon, chopped | 500 g (1 lb) turkey breast fillets, cut into thin strips across the grain | 125 g (4 oz) mixed mushrooms, such as shiitake, chestnut, yellow and grey oyster, trimmed and sliced if large | 4 tablespoons lemon juice | salt and freshly ground black pepper | Dressing: | 4 tablespoons olive oil | 2 tablespoon wine vinegar (red or white) | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 1 teaspoon coarse grain or Dijon mustard | pinch of sugar

Chicken with mushrooms

Ingredients

4 chicken quarters | dried oregano and ground paprika, for seasoning | 2 tablespoons olive oil | 1 tablespoon plain flour | 425 g (14 oz) closed cup mushrooms, quartered | 300 ml (1/2 pint) chicken stock | 1/2 onion, grated | 1 green pepper, cored, seeded and cut into fine strips | 150 ml (1/4 pint) double cream | 50 ml (2 fl oz) Cognac | cayenne pepper (optional) | salt and freshly ground black pepper

Spiced chicken salad

Spiced-chicken-salad_cIngredients:
* 454g/1 lb cooked chicken breast fillets, boned and skinned (40 Sins on Green)    
* 1 paw paw or mango, peeled
* 1 small bunch spring onions, sliced diagonally
* 57 g/2 oz bean sprouts
* 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander (1 Sin)
* 2 tablespoons chopped mint

For the dressing:

* 2 tablespoons nam pla or soy sauce
* juice of 2 limes
* 1 fresh red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
* 2 garlic cloves, crushed
* 2 level teaspoons liquid honey

Turkey tetrazzini

Turkey-tetrazziniIngredients:
* 250g (8oz) red, green and white tagliatelle
* 60g (2oz / 1/4 cup) butter
* 4 rashers streaky bacon, rinds removed, chopped
* 1 onion, finely chopped
* 125 g (4oz) mushrooms, sliced
* 45 g (1 1/2 oz / 1/3 cup) plain flour
* 440 ml (14 fl oz / 1 3/4 cups) chicken stock
* 155ml (5 fl oz / 2/3cup) double (thick) cream
* 6 teaspoons dry sherry
* 375g (12oz) cooked turkey, cubed
* salt and pepper
* freshly grated nutmeg
* 30g (1 oz / 1l/4 cup) grated Parmesan cheese
* sprig of parsley, to garnish

Chicken liver calzoni

Chicken-liver-calzoniIngredients:
* 1 quantity Traditional Pizza Dough, made up to end of step 2
* 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
* beaten egg, to glaze
* sage leaves, to garnish

Filling:
* 60 g (2 oz / 1/4 cup) butter
* 500 g (1 lb) chicken livers, trimmed
* 6 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
* 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage
* 750g(1 1/2 lb) fresh spinach, trimmed
* salt and pepper
* few drops lemon juice
* freshly grated nutmeg, to taste

Spit _ roasted Goose

Spit-roasted-GooseIngredients:
* 1 x 4.5 kg (9 lb) oven-ready goose
* 150 g (5 oz) button mushrooms, finely chopped
* 2 garlic cloves, crushed
* 15 anchovy fillets, finely chopped
* 250 g (8 oz) butter, softened
* 3 tablespoons chopped parsley
* 1 goose liver, finely chopped
* salt and pepper

Skewered Quails

Skewered-QuailsIngredients:
* 8 quails, plucked and cleaned finely grated
* rind of 1 orange
* 5 tablespoons olive oil
* 2 teaspoons crushed juniper berries
* 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary
* 3 tablespoons brandy
* 75 g (3 oz) coarse pate, e.g. Breton, Pate de Campagne
* 16 small thin rashers of streaky bacon, rinded
* salt and pepper

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