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Add flavour to chicken

Chicken offers lean meat and neutral taste. This is good news for those who want to vary their taste. This means that chicken goes along well with many different, preferably powerful, spices.

Taste variations for chicken

Tarragon & lemon

Tarragon & lemon

Mix licorice tasting tarragon, lemon zest and lemon juice with oil, salt and pepper with your chicken and cook in the oven for a real taste sensation!

Honey & Chili

Honey & Chili

The combination of sweet and hot is not only tasty, it also gives the chicken a crispy, caramelized, surface when fried or roasted. Mix ground chili or dried chili flakes with equal parts of honey and soy, brush on and cook.

Paprika & cumin

Get a full flavor of the chicken stew with a base of paprika and cumin. Fry the spices for a few minutes before adding the other ingredients to enhance their flavour. If you want a little extra heat, you can add a pinch of dried chili flakes.

Learn more about chicken

he chicken offers several nice parts, all of which have different uses and qualities. So you get every part of the bird to its full potential.

 Chicken fillet and chicken breast

Chicken fillet and chicken breast

Chicken fillet and chicken breast come from the same part of the bird. In other words, they are often the same and should be handled equally. The meat is sensitive to high temperature and can easily become dry if you cook it for too long. With a thermometer you get juicy meat that is safe to eat. When the inner temperature in the thickest part reaches 70 ° C, it is done.

 Chicken thighs

Chicken thighs

The chicken thighs are the part of the chicken that tastes the most. In addition, the chicken thighs are really affordable. They are also easiest to succeed, as they manage to be cooked slightly for too long without losing taste or juiciness. You know they are ready when the temperature closest to the bone reaches 75 ° C.

Chicken drumsticks

Chicken drumsticks

Chicken drumsticks are perfect when you want tasty chicken with minimal effort. Mix the drumsticks with your favourite spices and oil and then cook in the oven. There they will manage themselves, giving you time to make a good salad, fix tasty accompaniments or play with the kids. They are finished when the temperature closest to the leg shows 85 ° C.

Learn about other ingredients

Here you will learn even more about how to flavour and cook with other ingredients.

Santa Maria is a part of the world food and flavouring division of Paulig group