Asian Recipes

Spiced Chicken With Braised Baby Carrots

by TheWeekly  /   September 5, 2016

Make chicken even more appetising with the addition of spices and enhance the depth of flavour by pairing it with yoghurt and braised baby carrots

4 Servings
Prep Time
Cook Time
Difficulty Level
1 / 5




Slice chicken breasts in half lengthways to make two flat fillets. Remove rind from the lemon with a vegetable peeler. Squeeze the juice into a large bowl and add spices, chilli and oil; stir to combine. Add chicken and toss to coat. Set aside to marinate.


Pour vegetable stock into a large saucepan. Add lemon rind and carrots. Bring to boil, then reduce heat and cook, covered, for 5 mins. Remove the lid and cook for a further 5 mins or until tender.


Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high fire. Cook the chicken fillets for a few minutes on each side or until just cooked through.


Serve the chicken with carrots, some of the cooking liquid, coriander sprigs, a dollop of yoghurt and couscous, if you like.

Photo: Bauer / Rob Shaw