How to make Smoked Chicken with Citrus Salad -

Marinated chicken breasts smoked, grilled and served with citrus salad.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken breasts (हड्डी रहित चिकन ब्रेस्ट), Oranges (संतरे)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

Smoked Chicken with Citrus Salad

Smoked Chicken with Citrus Salad Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Smoked Chicken with Citrus Salad Recipe

  • Boneless chicken breasts 4

  • Oranges segments separated 2 medium

  • Pomelo segments sliced 3-4

  • Garlic chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Red chilli flakes 2 teaspoons

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons + ¼ cup + as required

  • Mustard paste 1 teaspoon

  • Maple syrup 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • fresh arugula leaves 18-20

  • Pine nuts(chilgoza) 1 tablespoon

  • Feta cheese 1-2 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnishing


Step 1

Heat a piece of coal on direct flame and place in a small steel bowl.

Step 2

Take chicken breasts in a bowl. Add garlic, salt, crushed peppercorns, chilli flakes, 1 tablespoon olive oil and mustard paste and mix well.

Step 3

Place the steel bowl on one side of the bowl andpour1 tablespoon olive oil on the coal to create smoke. Cover the entire bowl immediately with aluminum foil and keep for 3-4 minutes.

Step 4

To prepare dressing, take maple syrup vinaigrette, lemon juice, salt and crushed peppercorns in another bowl and whisk. Add ¼ cup olive oil gradually and whisk well.

Step 5

Heat an electric griller and grease with some olive oil. Place the marinated chicken breasts on it and grill from all sides basting with some olive oil till golden and cooked. Transfer onto a plate.

Step 6

Place few arugula leaves on one side of a serving platter. Place few pomelo slices, orange segments, pine nuts and feta cheese on top.

Step 7

Place grilled chicken breasts on the other side. Drizzle some dressing, sprinkle some crushed peppercorns and sprinkle a few coriander sprigs on top of the fruit mixture.

Step 8

Serve immediately.

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