Well, flavor, savory, delicious, intoxicated, attractive… there are many many adjectives to describe and delineate a big meal or a dish of delicacies. However, if we know the way to cook or cuisine by own, that is really excellent for us. When we duty off or holiday time, we may buying some vegetables, meats, seasoning and ingredients or something related cooking, then begin our nice day with the delicacies, meanwhile, you may invite your family members or good friends to the house, showing your super skill of cuisine in front of them. I trust that you may gain enough contents when they praise you and envy your cooking skill. Certainly, if me, that is not enough because they just see my method of cooking and never try these delicious food I cook. There is another aspect we have to care when we cook, that is whether the cuisine is benefit about our health or how much nutrition these material own? Certainly, today the main mission is about recipe sharing, Grilled chicken is very known for the most of people. However the delicious and nutritious grilled chicken should adopt my grilled chicken recipe.
The health benefits of chicken include its ability to provide a good supply of protein, essential vitamins, and minerals. It also aids in weight loss, regulating cholesterol and blood pressure, and reducing the risk of cancer. Chicken (100g), its ingredient contains moisture (65g), energy (215kcal), protein (18g), fat (15g), saturated fat (4g), cholesterol (75mg), calcium (11mg), iron (0.9mg), magnesium (20mg), phosphorus (147mg), potassium (189mg), sodium (70mg), and zinc (1.3mg) according to the USDA, in meantime, let me popularize about science technology about Vitamins which chicken contained, it contains thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, and vitamin K.
1) Weight Loss
Foods with high levels of protein are proven to be more effective in reducing fat and poultry has been among the chief contenders in weight reduction. Studies and trials have revealed that considerable weight reduction was observed in people who ate chicken breasts. This may be attributed to its high protein content and reduced calories.
2) Reduced Cancer Risk
Studies have discovered that at non-vegetarians, a greater consumption of red beef , pork/ham raised the risk of colorectal cancer, whereas in fish and poultry drinkers, the probability of growing this cancer in later life has been decreased, even though the evidence isn’t conclusive. It’s also thought to decrease the danger of colon cancer.
Recipe: Grilled chicken with Lemon Cucumber
4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (1-1/2 pounds)
1-2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1 medium seedless cucumber, chopped (2 1/2 cups)
1 large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon milk
1) Brush chicken breast halves with olive oil sprinkle with ground cumin, salt, and pepper. Grill to a covered grill directly over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes, until done (170 degrees F), turning once.
2) Meanwhile, for Lemon-Cucumber Relish, at a medium bowl combine lemon, onion, tomato, lemon peel, lemon juice, and garlic; stir to blend. In a small bowl combine yogurt, honey, and milk; stir to blend.
3) To serve, top chicken with Lemon-Cucumber Relish. Drizzling with some Yogurt sauce. Making 4 servings.