Monday, June 15, 2009

Baked Chicken With Home Made Sauce

Through blog hopping, I learned quite a number of cooking method. Iwei's Little House prompted me an idea to cook this dish.

Baked Chicken Set
Serves 2


2 chicken thighs, cleaned and fat removed
3 chad potatoes
12 cherry tomatoes
a dash of mix herbs
a dash of extra virgin olive oil

Marinate the chicken with:

a pinch of salt
a dash of grounded black pepper
1 tbsp of McCORMICK Classic Onion & Mushroom Gravy Mix
2 tbsp of oyster sauce
1 tbsp of light soy sauce
3 cloves of grated garlic
a dash of mixed herbs


Step 1

1. Marinate the chicken thighs and cover the bowl in a zip bag. Leave it for 6 hours in the fridge.

2. Clean the chad potatoes and quarter it. Cook it in a pot of boiling water (salt added).

3. Preheat oven for 200 degrees Celsius for 3 minutes. On a baking tray, wrap up the chicken with aluminum foil. Bake the chicken for 30 minutes under 200 degree Celsius.

Step 4

4. Arrange the potatoes with the cut area facing downwards. This will enhance the absorption of chicken essence. Throw the cherry tomatoes at the top. Pour extra virgin olive oil over the potatoes and sprinkle with mixed herbs.

5. Next is to cover up with the aluminum foil. Continue baking for another 30 minutes under 200 degree Celsius.

6. When it's done, divide the chicken, potatoes and cherry tomatoes onto 2 plates. Pour over the chicken sauce on top of chicken and potatoes.

How Does It Taste:

With this cooking method, the chicken is baked to perfection. The meat is very tender and juicy. The aromatic herbs enhance the overall taste. The chad potatoes absorb the chicken essence and become so flavorful and soft. Really yummy dish... a must try!!


Selba said...

Definitely a must try dish! Looks so scrumptious!

Penang Tua Pui said...

The drumstick looks so delicious, when are you free to give us a treat??? :p

Sugar Bean said...

I've actually cooked something similar to this. But the chicken tasted quite bland, guess I didn't marinate it long enough. Would try to marinate longer next time.

Yours look so delicious! I wanna try! :)

New Kid on the Blog said...

hey pal.... nice photo shots, i like.
and the drumstick is making me hungry at this point in time. :)

SimpleGirl said...

so healthy meal...looks so professional like the one serves in restaurant...good job!!

Dora said...

Maybe u can remove the skin also. More healthy. :)

daphne said...

ooo.. It looks really juicy as well. Ahh.. i love the use of oven in cooking..dont u?

Big Boys Oven said...

I would love a portion, can right? :)

jason said...

Nice! If only I have an oven at home...

noobcook said...

They look so juicy and delicious! I love baking foods because the cleaning up is relatively easier, hehe

Tummythoz said...

Delicious looking. M always looking out for baked dishes with min fuss. TQ.

Wai Wai said...

Hmm... looks delicious, maybe I'll try it this weekend to reward hubby being a good daddy

Little Inbox said...

Selba, give it a try. It's very easy to make.

Penang Tua Pui, make appointment with me then. LOL!

Sugar Bean, marinate the chicken longer to let it fully absorb the sauce.

New Kid, thanks. It's from hubby. :P

SimpleGirl, thank you! You make me floating up the clouds. :D

Dora, you reminded me the good point. :)

Little Inbox said...

daphne, yes, the chicken is so juicy. Just my first time trying to bake chicken in oven. Never expect it turned out so well.

BBO, can, my pleasure!

Jason, oven very cheap only.

Noobcook, yes, most importantly it won't mess up our kitchen. :)

Tummythoz, no problem. Hpe you will like it.

Wai Wai, oh, happy trying!

tigerfish said...

Yum yum...I made roasted chicken too! But yours better....completely homemade :D

Shell (貝殼) said...

The Baked Chicken looks nice & simple to do it~

My Taste Heaven said...

Hey, the recipe seems easy for me, I will definitely give it a try since the look is so tempting!


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