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Ditch the frying (potatoes and chicken)

So we know that quite a number of people nowadays are trying hard to lose weight, cut down on cholesterol,build healthy hearts and stay healthy generally. Fried foods which most people love,contributes largely to the fat/cholesterol build. Lets face it, fried food is tasty but there are other ways of enjoying tasty food. last saturday, we had grilled chicken and baked potatoes for brunch, with some all natural smoothie.(refer to post on saturday morning rendevouz for smoothie recipe).

what you need

  • Potatoes,sliced                                         
    oven baked goodness

for the chicken
  • 6 chicken drumsticks or chicken breasts
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of crushed garlic and ginger
  • 2 tablespoons of freshly ground pepper or dry pepper
  • 1/2 a teaspoon of curry
  • 1 teaspoon of mixed herbs or just oregano,sage,basil or a mixture of all
  • 1 teaspoon of adobo seasoning/ 1 large chicken stock cube
  • 1 tablespoon of water
lets cook

Mix the dry rub(the dry ingredients),add a table spoon of water or olive oil to moiston it slash the chicken breasts or drumstick in about  two places so the rub can get in. (season to taste).set aside for some minutes (you can season it ahead of time) so it marinates well.

bake the chicken at 200 degrees centigrade  for about 30 minutes, flip it and bake for another 15minutes.

For the potatoes, place them in a tray or baking dish, sprinke some salt and maybe a teaspoon of olive oil,if you're so used to the taste of oil in your chips. bake at about 175 degrees for 10 minutes or until its cooked through.

Bon Apetit!

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