Marinades Rubs and Sauces

Spicy Rubbed Chicken

Print Spicy Rubbed Chicken Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  50 mins Total time:  55 mins Serves: 4 Save money by making your own spice rub at home. It’s inexpensive and doesn’t contain all of the additives that you would find in a store bought package. Ingredients 2 tbsp (30 ml) paprika ½ tsp (2.5 ml)…

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Pickle Brine Chicken

Print Pickle Brine Chicken Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  20 mins Serves: 2 Like most brined recipes, the payoff is in the texture and moisture content and not necessarily in the taste. So the next time you have nothing left in the pickle jar but the juice, you now know what…

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Ginger and Soy Marinade

Print Ginger and Soy Marinade Serves: ¾ cups This is enough to marinate 1 lb (500 g) chicken pieces. Ingredients 1 tbsp finely grated ginger 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp canola oil ½ tsp Chinese five spice powder ¼ cup soy sauce 1 tbsp rice (or white wine) vinegar ¼ cup finely chopped shallot 1…

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Chili Rub

Print Chili Rub Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins Serves: ⅓ Cup This is enough to coat about 1½ lbs (750 g) chicken pieces or a whole chicken. Ingredients 1½ tbsp chili powder 1 tbsp garlic powder 1 tbsp dried oregano 1 tbsp paprika 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cracked black pepper 1½ tsp…

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Citrus Spice Rub

Print Citrus Spice Rub Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins This is enough to coat 1½ lb (750 g) of chicken pieces or a whole chicken. Ingredients 1 tbsp packed brown sugar 1 tbsp finely grated orange zest 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest 1 tsp salt 1 tsp ground coriander 1 tsp…

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Cranberry Wine Sauce

Print Cranberry Wine Sauce Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins Serve with roasted, grilled or pan fried chicken. The sauce makes enough to serve 4 to 6 people. Ingredients ⅓ cup cranberry jelly ½ cup dry white wine ⅔ cup chicken broth 1 rosemary sprig ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp cracked black pepper…

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Quick and Easy Bake Coating

Print Quick and Easy Bake Coating Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins This is enough to coat 1½ lbs (750 g) of chicken. Ingredients 1 cup panko bread crumbs 2 tbsp fine cornmeal (polenta) 1 tsp chicken bouillon powder ½ tsp celery salt ½ tsp cracked black pepper ½ tsp garlic powder Instructions…

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Spiced Crumb Coating

Print Spiced Crumb Coating Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins This is enough to coat 4 chicken breasts. Ingredients ½ tsp ground cumin ½ tsp ground coriander ¼ tsp salt ¼ tsp cracked black pepper ⅛ tsp ground cinnamon ⅛ tsp ground nutmeg ⅛ tsp ground cardamom 1 cup fine dry (or panko)…

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Basil Chili Marinade

Print Basil Chili Marinade Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins This is enough to marinate 1 lb (500 g) of chicken. Ingredients ⅓ cup dry white wine 2 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp chopped fresh basil 1 tsp sambal oelek (chili paste) 1 tbsp grainy mustard 2 garlic cloves minced Instructions Combine all…

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Mushroom Mustard Sauce

Print Mushroom Mustard Sauce Prep time:  5 mins Cook time:  7 mins Total time:  12 mins Serve over roasted, grilled or pan-fried chicken. This makes enough sauce for 6 to 8 people. Ingredients 1 tbsp butter 2 tsp canola oil 2 cups sliced mushrooms 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp all purpose flour 1 cup…

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