Salad Grande is my very own salad which was a big hit on one of my dinner parties. It goes great as side salad with grilled meat and meatloaf and people go crazy over this. It is like spring in a bowl ❤
You must have heard “like mother, like daughter” but in my case it is “Like father, like daughter”. Cooking is my dad’s passion and here I am going to tell you his secret recipe for Chicken Al a Kiev, this recipe is just like Colonel’s fried chicken recipe, you eat it, you like it but when you make it you dont get it rite because it is a blend of some selected spices and sauces……. In our family, many people have tried to make it but they didn’t get it rite, some of them have even tried it thrice but still no luck, so this recipe is for all of them, Guys, now you can make this tasty French delicacy at home by following this simple recipe ….
3 chicken breasts (single pieces, skinless and boneless)
Cracked black pepper
2 tbspns soy sauce
FOR WHITE SAUCE
2 tbspns olive oil
100 gms butter
100 gms flour
½ litre milk
¼ cup water
FOR AL A KIEV
2 carrots (peeled)
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
½ cup sliced green olives
½ cup water
½ tspn red chilli flakes
Some salt and pepper to season
-Cut chicken breasts into thin slices and in a mixing bowl marinade it for 30 minutes.
-For white sauce, mix milk and water and keep it aside. Melt some butter in a sauce pan and add flour. Cook the flour for 2 minutes with constant stirring and gradually add the milk with constant stirring. Avoid lumps.
-Now you will notice that the sauce is getting thick. Remove from heat and keep it aside.
-Now in a separate pan, heat 2 tbspns of olive oil and fry the marinated chicken strips. Add carrots when the chicken changes its colour. Add ½ cup of water and cook it covered until the carrots get tender.
-Add chilli flakes and mushrooms. Cook for about 2 minutes on medium heat. Introduce the white sauce to the chicken and mix well. Add olives and remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper.
-Garnish with some left over carrot and olives and serve hot with French bread.