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Chicken Mirchwala

This one is my boyfriend’s creation: a roasted spicy chicken with spices and melt-in-the-mouth red bell peppers. Perfect for serving for guests - just add some fatty side dish and you will have the perfect keto meal!

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  • 7 pieces of chicken thighs (1000 g, with skin and bone)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium red bell pepper (120g), sliced
  • 1 medium brown onion (110), sliced
  • 1/3 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp or red chili powder (or more to taste)
  • 1/3 tsp chaat masala (optional)
  • 1/3 tsp chana masala (optional)
  • Fresh coriander for garnishing
  • Process
    1. First, preheat your oven at 200ºC. Meanwhile mix the pepper and onion with the chaat masala. Alternately you can add a good pinch of salt, pepper and cayenne.
    2. In a separate plate, rub the chicken with the oil, then add the spices and salt. Mix well.
    3. In your baking dish, put a bed of the vegetables, then the chicken on top.
    4. Cook in the oven for 45 minutes, turn the chicken pieces around, and cook for another 45 minutes. Optional: about 15 minutes before you take it out, add some chana masala.
    5. Let it sit for 5 minutes, garnish with fresh coriander and serve.
  • Nutritional information, per piece of chicken and sauce
    • 220 kCal
    • 3.3 g total carbs
      • 2.3 g net carbs
      • 1.1 g fiber
    • 28 g protein
    • 10 g fat
Maria Silva Fernandez Maria Silva Fernandez

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