Seasoning tips to make your ingredients’ flavour stand out!
We all know that right seasoning ingredients used in correct proportions can make any food taste delicious, especially proteins! One of the most versatile and favourite foods for many is chicken. This protein can be roasted, baked, grilled, sautéed, braised, curried, or fried. Here’s the ultimate guide on how to elevate chicken with great seasoning tips!
1. Juicy Roast Chicken
Roast chicken has to be seasoned generously. So, don’t limit yourself to the seasoning basics. Try herbs and spices to create unique and flavourful variations like, chopped fresh or dried oregano, thyme, rosemary, parsley, tarragon, smoked paprika, truffle salt, coriander, garam masala and cumin. These spices bring out the best flavours and makes the protein more delicious. A juicy, tender and excellently flavored roast chicken is now ready!
2. The Best Sri Lankan Chicken Curry
The BEST chicken curry, is authentic Sri Lankan chicken curry. This recipe ticks all the boxes! Here are some seasoning tips to follow when cooking this incredibly flavourful chicken curry. Use a great variation of herbs and spices, such as cardamom, cinnamon stick, chopped garlic, chopped fresh ginger, chilli powder, curry powder, salt, cloves, rampe leaves, finely sliced onions, lemon grass, curry leaves, dark soy sauce, coconut milk and turmeric powder. It is best to marinate the chicken pieces in this spice mix for about 20-30 minutes to enhance its flavour.
3. Chicken Kurma
Chicken kurma is rich, creamy, and full of spices and great flavour. The spices and herbs to include are curry powder, salt, ground black pepper, onions, garlic, ground turmeric, garam masala, ground coriander seed, cinnamon, cumin, ground cardamom, freshly grated nutmeg, olive oil, tomatoes, freshly grated ginger root, ground raw almonds, coconut milk, plain yogurt, small red chili and brown sugar. It’s easier to make than you’d think, as long as you have a few basic Indian spices. And, don’t forget to marinate the chicken pieces in the spices!
4. Chicken Stir Fry
Chicken stir fry is a great comfort food! The chicken cooked in ginger and garlic soy sauce with honey, is the perfect balance of sweet and savory. The broth is made with soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar, garlic powder, ginger and crushed red pepper. You can choose to add more spices as you desire! It tastes delightful regardless of how you change the ingredients.
If your favourite protein is chicken and you love spices and herbs, these are some of the best options to go for!