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Grilled Cajun spice chicken with red wine

Posted Mar 31 2009 11:37pm

Grilled Cajun spice chicken with red wine ( Chicken with an interesting blend of spices, and red wine )

Serves : Four
Time required : 30 minutes

You need

4 boneless chicken breasts

For the marinade :

40 ml white wine
White pepper powder and salt to taste
20 g garlic, crushed
50 g Cajun spice

Cajun spice is made from a mixture of salt , paprika , black pepper, cayenne pepper , garlic powder , onion powder, whole pepper , oregano and thyme. It can be mixed according to your taste preferences.

For the sauce :

20 ml red wine
100 ml chicken ‘juice’
( chicken juice is derived from chicken bones browned in oil and then boiled to get a brown broth )

For the bouquetiere:

100 g broccoli , cut into florets
100 g carrots , cut into strips
100 g potato , cut into slices
100 g snow peas
100 g green zucchini , cut into strips
150 g baby corn , halved
75 g butter

To prepare the sauce :

In a pan add the red wine and chicken juice and simmer on low heat , to allow it to thicken slightly and reduce to a sauce consistency.

Marinate the chicken with garlic , salt , pepper and white wine , then coat with Cajun spice. Grill the chicken in the oven at 220 * C for 20 to 30 minutes or till tender.

Boil the bouquetiere till slightly tender, and then place in a pan toss with the butter.

Arrange the vegetables on a plate with the chicken on top. Serve with the sauce drizzled over.

Nutritive value of each serving : 541 kcal
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