The chicken has an exquisite meat and accepts very well the dressings and spices.There are many different ways to season chicken, marinades, dry marinades and brine but seasoning chicken requires a lot of care and attention, mainly not to take the flavour of the meat and to exaggerate in the seasonings. It is natural that every cooking has some ingredient that is extremely common and that is present in the daily meals. In the case of Brazilian food, if the basic dish is rice and beans, the most common accompaniment of this unbeatable combination is chicken. After all, the protein is more than tasty and extremely versatile, it’s also quite cheap, which makes it affordable for everyone.
And it is exactly so that you learn to temper this mixture so common here in Brazil that we separate here several tips with the best seasonings for the bird. All so you can vary in the mix all day long and enjoy an increasingly tasty chicken.
How To Always Give The Best Flavor To The Chicken
The great truth is that chicken is a very versatile food, which allows you to season it in a variety of ways, using everything from basic seasonings to more elaborate combinations. The most common type of chicken is grilled chicken, as it is the simplest and quickest to prepare.
For him, the best combination of seasoning to result in a tasty and at the same time soft poultry is the mixture of chopped garlic with English sauce – not forgetting, of course, the salt. Just leave the chicken immersed in this mixture before taking it to the skillet as it will pick up the whole seasoning.
At the time of grilling, it is important to pass a very thin layer of olive oil or butter in the skillet, everything so that the chicken is golden on both sides and very soft and tasty inside.
Already for the fried chicken the preparation is different. In a bowl make a mixture of vinegar, olive oil, salt and about four cloves of crushed garlic. Leave the pieces of chicken to be fried in this mixture for at least an hour before taking it to the frying pan.
Before frying, sprinkle flour in the meat, put enough oil in a pan or frying pan and fry your chicken pieces. The result will be a crispy flesh on the outside, but very soft and tasty inside. For those who like fried chicken, the great secret is to get around the biggest problem of this preparation, which is the meat end up getting tasteless and without seasoning.
To do this, a tip is to cut the chicken into cubes and put the pieces into a bowl with the mixture of three cloves of garlic, two tablespoons of lemon juice, one tablespoon of olive oil and one tablespoon of green scent chopped.
Ideally, you should leave the meat immersed in this mixture for at least 30 minutes. Once done, simply pour the seasoned chicken a pan with onion strips, brown everything and finish the recipe making the broth of your preference. The result will be the union of flavours of the chicken with the prepared broth.