chicken breasts with spiced pickled cabbage

a recipe by
Catherine Cappiello Pappas
Amityville, NY

A delicious summer chicken dish and pickled cabbage! Sure to wow!

serves 4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chicken breasts with spiced pickled cabbage

  • chicken:
  • 4 bone-in chicken breasts
  • 1 tbs. olive oil
  • rub:
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • ½ tsp. turmeric
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • juice of ½ a lemon
  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • spiced pickled cabbage:
  • 1 head of red cabbage
  • 2 inch piece of fresh ginger – peeled and sliced thin
  • ¼ cup of brown sugar
  • ¼ cup of balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup of red wine vinegar
  • 2 bay leaves

How To Make chicken breasts with spiced pickled cabbage

  • 1
    Chicken: Heat a cast iron frying pan, with a tablespoon of olive oil, over medium heat. Add the chicken breasts, skin side down. Cook for about 3 minutes until the breasts are seared and can easily be released from the pan. Turn them over and cook for a few minutes more. Preheat Oven 350 degrees: Combine all of the ingredients for the rub in a small bowl. Season the breasts with the rub and transfer to the oven to finish the cooking process; about another 30 – 40 minutes or until the juices run clear. Remove from the oven and let rest a few minutes before slicing. Spiced Pickled Cabbage: Prepare the cabbage by removing the outer leaves and the hard heart. Slice the cabbage as thin as possible. Place the cabbage, ginger, sugar, bay leaves and vinegars in a heavy sauce pot. Cook the cabbage, covered, on a low heat until the cabbage is tender. Serve the cabbage with the chicken.
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