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Buffalo Chicken Wings

Easy Recipe for home made “Buffalo Chicken Wings”.


  • 2 1/2 lbs. chicken wing pieces.
  • ½ cup  Hot Sauce
  • 1/3 cup fat free butter or margarine



  • Preheat oven to 425°F.
  • Bake wings for about 15 to  20 minutes; turn chicken otherside bake another 10 to 15 min.
  • Combine sauce and butter together.
  • Dip wings to sauce to coat.
  • Broil wings for 12 to 15 min.
  • Serve Hot.


  • Jazz it up with Celery and Bluecheese.
  • Cayenne Pepper Sauce used in this recipe.

February 12, 2009 at 7:48 am 1 comment

Baked Chicken Breast

If you like chicken when it is juicy and tender then this recipe is for you. It goes well with steamed broccoli.



  • 1 lb.Chicken breast halves, skinless, boneless
  • 1 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise (low fat)
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Cheese shredded, (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • Mix cheese,salt and pepper;Brush chicken with mayo.
  • Sprinkle/coat with breadcrumbs; place in 13 x 9 inch baking dish.
  • Bake chicken 30 – 40 min or until chicken is cooked through.

December 2, 2008 at 12:11 pm 1 comment

Tandoori Chicken

It’s very popular in all Indian restaurents buffet menu.Right choice and uses of spices will make restaurent taste chicken at home.


  • 1 lb. Chicken legs
  • 4 tsp. Red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp. Coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp Garam masala powder
  • 5 tsp. Lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Plain Yogurt
  • 1 tsp. Ginger garlic paste
  • 3 pinch Orange red food color
  • 1 tsp. Salt (or to taste)
  • 2 cup Oil (for deep frying)
  • 2 Tbsp. Coriander leaves (for garnishing)




  • In a deep medium mixing bowl, prepare thick paste with all ingredients (red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, salt, garam masala, food color, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice, yogurt) other than chicken, and oil.
  • Add chicken legs into prepared paste; mix it well;Make sure that, all sides of chicken coates with prepared paste.
  • Let stand this prepared mixture marinate for 2 hours in the refrigerator or minimum 1 hour.
  • Heat oil in a deep sauce pan; deep fry for 5 min on medium high flame or until it turns dark brown on all side.
  • Drain excess oil and garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and fresh onion rings.

Alternate Method

  • Follow the procedure above till marinate chicken, then preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Grease the baking sheet.
  • Place the marinated chicken on the sheet; add ¼ tsp butter(if it is liquid) on top of the chicken.
  • Bake for 7 min. after rotate the chicken cook for 5 min.
  • Repeat the process untill chicken cooked well.
  • garnish with coriander leaves.
  • Serve with lemon wedges and fresh onion rings.


  • Fore more taste, marinate chicken overnight in refrigerator.
  • Sprinkle small pieces of butter if it is a bar.
  • Jazz it up Onion rings: Heat 1 Tbsp. oil in a pan and fry onion rings in meadium heat. Garnish chicken with rings to give wonderful taste.

November 30, 2008 at 5:22 pm 1 comment

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala (CTM)- mild curry dish of chicken in a tomato-based sauce, and cooked in a tandoori style.


  • 1 lb. Chicken breast, skinless, boneless
  • 1 pocket any brand store brand tikka masala
  • 1 cup Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup Tomato puree
  • 2 or 3 Green chilies,Julienne Strips
  • 1 tsp Salt or to taste
  • 4 tsp Cooking oil
  • ¼ cup Water
  • Honey to taste

Marinating :

  • 2 Tbsp. Yogurt
  • 1 pinch Orange Red food color


  • 4 or 5 Bamboo Skewers
  • 1 oven proof tray


  • ¼ cup Onion cut into lengthwise
  • 4 stks Coriander leaves
  • 1 Lemon, cut into length wedges


  • Wash and cut the chicken into small cubes.
  • In a medium size bowl, take yogurt and 2 Tbsp of store bought chicken tikka masala; marinate them for 2 hours(marinate overnight if you desired)
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Thread marinated chicken cubes onto the skewers;place them on oven proof aluminium tray. 
  • Place the tray on the preheated oven and bake for 10 minutes; rotate them and cook again for another 5 min.
  • After Chicken is baked, let it cool.
  • Slightly twist the chicken before removing from the skewers, this would help them loosen up and come off easily without hurting fingers.
  • While chicken is cooling, prepare masala by heating 2 tsp. oil in a pan.
  • Sauté chopped onion till they turn golden; add green chillies
  • Add tomato puree and 1/4 cup of water.
  • Add remaining masala from the store brought masala packet .
  • Add salt; add honey if you desired; cook for 3-4 min
  • Add baked marinated chicken into the the masala.
  • Let cook for 3-4 min.
  • Meanwhile, in a small pan heat 2 tsp oil; fry onion on Medium Low heat for 1-2 min. or until crispy.
  • Garnish with fresh chopped coriander leaves,fried onion and lemon wedges before serve.
  • Serve hot with Tandoori Naan, Paratha or Roti.


  • Canned tomatoes/tomato puree works fine for this recipes.
  • Store brought chicken tikka masala will gives you good restaurent style taste.

November 29, 2008 at 8:49 pm Leave a comment


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