Monday, July 31, 2006

Monday dinner


This is the first time I've bought these chicken drummettes (the meaty part of the wing). The kids found them easy to eat and I would have packed them in their lunch had any survived dinner (I'll make more next time). I marinated them in yogurt and tandoori spice paste, then baked for 30 minutes at 200oC. Served with brown rice and saute of potatoes, red capsicum and spinach (Swiss chard) flavoured simply with mustard seed.

6 comments:

Faux Couture said...

How spicy is the Tandoori spice? I'm wondering if my kids would like it ..hmmm?

--and I meant to ask, how spicy is the red chili sauce that your dd likes? The chili sauce here in Hong Kong is a bit spicy for my kids? I'm impressed she likes spicy foods ..cool.

Faux Couture said...

Did your kids mind that the potato and veggies are all mixed together?

..my kids love spinach but alone!!!

kentuckymama said...

YUM! Tandoori spice is a favorite...my fam really likes Indian food. I may have to try this one out.

Ozegrrl said...

Hi guys, and welcome back kentuckymama, thanks for all the comments. The Tandoori spice wasn't very spicy at all. It's a spice paste that you adjust the strength by how much you mix into the yogurt. The yogurt makes the meat very tender and I think the kids like the color too. The sweet chili sauce is the Thai variety, it's more sweet than hot but still I'm glad she likes even the mild spiciness.

The vegies weren't very popular at this meal. They didn't mind so much that they were mixed together, but Thomas doesn't like cooked red capsicums... they mostly ate the chicken and rice. Truthfully I wasn't too crazy about the vegies, I added too much liquid and they were more boiled than sauteed and the mustard seed didn't flavour it much.

kentuckymama said...

I am definitely going to try out these drummettes with tandoori...delish!!
I must say I really enjoy your site and am hopeful that one day our paths will cross. You are a way cool Mom and a divine cook ~I cannot think of a better combo ;oD

Ozegrrl said...

Thanks kentuckymama for such kind words! Thanks for reading my blog so often, and I too have wondered if our real -- as opposed to virtual -- paths will cross one day. Do try tandoori chicken. usually I make them on the BBQ with chicken thighs or breasts which is good too.