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breast of chicken with scallions and fresh limes

Recipe by
Sherry Ramey
Radcliff, KY
yield 8 serving(s)

Ingredients For breast of chicken with scallions and fresh limes

  • salt
  • 16
    green onions, halved and cut in 3" lengths
  • radishes, sliced
  • 1 qt
    yogurt, plain
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 oz
    ginger, finely grated
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    coriander seeds
  • 8
    chicken breasts, boneless
  • 4
    limes, quartered

How To Make breast of chicken with scallions and fresh limes

  • 1
    Sprinkle a small amount of salt and lemon juice over chicken and allow to stand at room temperature for 30 minutes.
  • 2
    In a preheated 350 degree oven, toast coriander and cumin on a baking sheet for 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Allow spices to cool and crush in a blender or with the bottom of a heavy pot.
  • 4
    Combine coriander and cumin with ginger, garlic, cayenne and yogurt to make a marinade.
  • 5
    Dip chicken breasts into yogurt mixture and marinate, refrigerated for 24 hours.
  • 6
    Turn occasionally.
  • 7
    Broil marinade-coated chicken 5 inches from heat source, about 8 minutes.
  • 8
    Turn and broil other side until tender, 6 to 8 additional minutes.
  • 9
    Cover the serving plate with a thick layer of julienned radishes, place 2 pieces of chicken on top, and garnish each plate with four pieces of scallion and two pieces of lime.

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