Dishes

Chicken fingers and quinoa with dried fruits


Chicken fingers and quinoa with dried fruits are easy to make for a result that is both crunchy and fragrant.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 150 g of rice flour
  • 2 tbsp. paprika
  • 3 cutlets chicken
  • 40 g of salted butter, freshly ground pepper

Sauce :

  • 1 piece of ginger
  • 10 cl of soya sauce
  • 2 tbsp. tbsp cane sugar
  • 3 pinches of cayenne pepper
  • 4 tbsp. tablespoon cider vinegar

Quinoa with dried fruits:

  • 60 g of dried fruit mixture (hazelnuts, pistachios, pine nuts, raisins, etc.)
  • 250 g of quinoa mixed
  • 20 g half-salted butter, melted
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

Chicken fingers and quinoa recipe with dried fruits

In a frying pan, roast the dried fruits without fat. - Preheat the oven to 200 ° C (th. 6/7).

Prepare the sauce:

  • Peel and grate the equivalent of 1 tsp. of ginger.
  • In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, ginger, cane sugar, allspice and apple cider vinegar.
  • Film and place in the fridge.

In a salad bowl,

  • Combine the rice flour, paprika and pepper.
  • Slice the chicken cutlets into strips 5 cm long and 2 cm wide.
  • Coat each piece of chicken with the flour mixture and place them in a baking dish.
  • Melt the butter then pour it into the chicken. Coat the pieces well.
  • Bake for 5 minutes of cooking then turn them over.
  • Pour in the sauce then continue cooking, turning the pieces again after 10 minutes.
  • Continue cooking for 5 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare the quinoa:

  • In a saucepan, bring some water to the boil, salt it, then pour in the rinsed quinoa.
  • Cook 10 minutes after coming to a boil.
  • Turn off, cover and let stand 2 minutes before draining.
  • When ready to serve, add the melted butter, dried fruits and season with salt and pepper.
  • Mix well.

Serve hot!

Recipe: A. Beauvais
Photo: A. Beauvais - F. Hamel

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