Spicy Chicken Skewers with Roasted Asparagus
This healthy chicken breast recipe and roasted asparagus can be enjoyed any time of year. You can either cook it on your outside grill or for this chicken breast recipe two griddle pans were used on the indoor stove. The roasted asparagus was baked under with the broiler on the oven or you could also use the griddle pans to grill. Whatever way you choose this recipe is sure to be a favorite. This easy chicken breast recipe gets its full flavor from the addition of rosemary and thyme in the marinade, along with its sweetness from the brown sugar in the mix. Other than the grill or griddle pans to cook this chicken and asparagus recipe, you'll only need some wooden or metal skewers to make.
The aromatic herb of rosemary that is used for this healthy chicken breast recipe idea is a popular addition that helps to give a distinctive flavor to a variety of meats, vegetables, and soup recipes and can even be used in cocktail recipes and cookie recipe ideas. Rosemary is also a popular addition to recipes that use lamb as the bittersweet, nutty flavor of the rosemary is great at counterbalancing the richness and fattiness from the lamb meat. When you cook with fresh rosemary, the aromatic, resinous herb gives a distinctive pine like flavor to meat, soup and vegetable recipes. This easy chicken breast recipe idea calls for dried rosemary which can retain most of its flavor and fragrance; you can, however, use fresh rosemary if you have some on hand.
When it comes to making any type of chicken breast recipe idea you want to practice food safety in the kitchen. To start off, you always want to wash your hands properly. To wash your hands, it's as simple as remembering to wash your hands for at least 20 seconds under running water before handling any food and also after handling any meat, whether it be poultry, eggs, beef or seafood. You also want to be sure to properly wash your hands after touching any of the family pets and after using the washroom. You should alway keep the kitchen work area that you use clean. You want to both clean and sanitize all kitchen countertops, utensils, and cutting boards with a mild bleach solution. This should be done before and after any food preparation. A simple bleach solution with about one teaspoon of bleach in three cups of water should do the trick. Always throw away any leftover marinades and liquids that have been used to marinade any poultry, raw meat or seafood recipes. You should never reuse leftover marinades on cooked foods; this also goes for basting any poultry, raw meat, and seafood too, you can, however, reserve some marinade before any raw meats are put into it, that way you can use the marinade to baste while the poultry is cooking. Make sure that you seal any chicken, seafood or raw meat in separate containers and store at the bottom of the fridge, that way you can help to prevent juices from dripping onto other foods. You also want to keep plates clean, and never put any cooked food on the same plate or cutting board that has been used for raw poultry or meat without cleaning first.
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