Sunday, March 18, 2012

Air-Roast Chicken with Tomatoes (Air-Fryer Recipe)



The other day, I saw Tesco ran promotion on its own brand of dried herbs and spices. I eyed on a bottle of Thyme that just cost for RM3.99. So, I bought it and started to use it in my cooking. For a start, we had Thyme roast chicken that was prepared in air fryer rather than electric oven.

This was my first experience of using air fryer to roast chicken. To roast chicken in air fryer, I brush a layer of cooking oil onto the chicken skin. The roasting process just took around 15 minutes, compared to 45 minutes or more in an electric oven. So, it’s less time consuming. The result was impressive. The chicken skin was brown nicely, and the meat remained tender and juicy. So, here’s another success air fryer recipe. Yay!

Air-Roast Chicken with Tomatoes (Air-Fryer Recipe)
Serves 2

2 chicken thigh, deboned and excess fat removed
tomatoes
1 tbsp of cooking oil

Marinades:
1 tsp of Thymes (dried herbs)
1 tbsp of light soy sauce
2 cloves of garlic, peeled and grated

Steps:
1. Marinate chicken for 1 hour.
2. Preheat air fryer at 180 deg C for 2 minutes.
3. Brush cooking oil on the chicken skin. Roast it in air fryer at 180 deg C for 15 minutes with skin facing down.
Remark: The 2 chicken thighs that I cooked are pretty small in size. You may need longer time if you use bigger chicken thigh).
4. Remove the chicken thigh from the air fryer.
5. Drizzle the collected chicken oil over the tomato. Roast the tomato for 6 minutes under 160 deg C.

8 comments:

shelly said...

very healthy and comforting

daphne said...

I do like using herbs in cooking- what strike me abt your dish is that the chicken looks so moist!

noobcook said...

wah! 15 mins is very fast for roast chicken! looks good. sometimes I roast for an hour :x

tigerfish said...

I like the fusion marinade - thyme + soy sauce :)

MaryMoh said...

First time I heard of air roasting. Very interesting. Your chicken looks very delicious. I love thyme. It's gives such a lovely aroma.

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

Consider to buy one soon , 15mins to roast chicken , super fast!

Ju said...

Is it difficult to clean after use? It seems to be quite bulky and I am worried about how tedious it would be to wash the oily parts after use.

Blessed Homemaker said...

Hi, I saw your posting in Sonia's roast pork post. I just air fried roast pork today. Cooks faster than using the oven :-)

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