Satsivi Chicken at home

Servings: 4 Cooking time: 80 minutes

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Well, who has ever in my life heard of Satsivi. Try okay, not everyone tried, but to hear something everyone has heard for certain.

What Satsivi?

Generally Satsivi - this sauce - the national dishGeorgian cuisine. But often masked by the sauce and it is a separate dish, such as poultry under Satsivi sauce. Satsivi distinctive feature is to add to it a large number of chopped walnuts. Despite the fact that the dressing has more than ten varieties of spices set therein relatively constant and includes mandatory - cinnamon, turmeric, garlic, chilli and any acidulant. This may be, for example, vinegar or pomegranate juice.

From green to compulsorily attend cilantro. But first things first. We will prepare a dish from readily available products, namely Satsivi Chicken.

Ingredients for "Chicken Satsivi at home":

  • Chicken - 1 pc.
  • Walnuts - 500 gr.
  • Hops suneli - 2 tbsp
  • Garlic - 3 cloves
  • Saffron - 2 tsp
  • Cinnamon - 0.5 tsp
  • Hot red pepper - 0.5 tsp
  • Wine vinegar - 2 tbsp
  • Butter - 50 oz.
  • Onions - 1 head
  • Recipe "Satsivi Chicken at home":

    Preparation Satsivi Chicken:

    The first step is to cook the chicken. This no difficulties should arise. Chicken wash, we clean, fill it with cold water, bring to a boil on high heat do not boil until cooked. The broth in which chicken is cooked, add lavrushki, salt, pepper. You can also add garlic for flavor.

    While chicken, disturbing no one, quietly brewed himself on fire, let us prepare the sauce. To do this, mince walnuts.

    Rub the nuts for cooking Satsivi

    We press through chesnokodavilku or cut with a sharp knifegarlic into small pieces. Mix it with salt and saffron. Add the 2 tablespoons of hops-suneli, half a teaspoon hot red pepper and a little ground cinnamon. All thoroughly mixed.

    The mixture was poured learn 2 tablespoonswine vinegar and a couple tablespoons soup spoons. The resulting mixture was added to our milled nuts. We mix and monitor the consistency of the sauce. It has to be something between a thick yogurt and sour cream. If necessary, add more broth.

    But remember, Satsivi - a cold dish and totime, when it has cooled, the sauce will thicken even more, so do not overdo it with the broth. Now we undertake again for our hen, which by this time had already cooked. We break it into portions. In a skillet in butter passeruem onion and garlic clove, preventing them from roasting. Suffice appearance of transparent color.

    To add the onions browned chicken pieces and a little broth, and so warm up with at least 15 minutes, also preventing browning. Chicken should be just enough of the scent of onions.

    Add the pieces of onion for cooking Satsivi

    After 15 minutes, pour the chicken and saucebring to a boil. Once can see that the sauce begins to boil, immediately turn off the fire. Close the bowl with chicken Satsivi cover and remove it in a cool place until cool. When a table sprinkled with coriander.

    You may also be interested in the recipe of chicken breast with orange sauce, which is available on this link.

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