Juicy chicken steak with African broccoli salad and herbal oil

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Enough for 4 people :

The juicy chicken

  • 4 chicken steaks (usually 4 chicken legs, without bones and with skin left on it). If you cannot find that – Pick the pieces of the chicken that are availalbe to you and that you like to eat.
  • 1 lemon (grated peel and juice)
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 dl olive oil
  • 2 tsp salt

Broccoli salad

  • 800g fresh broccoli
  • 2.5 dl mayonnaise (look for whole fat or amke your own)
  • 1 dl almonds
  • 1 lemon (grated shell and juice)
  • 1.5 – 2 tsp salt
  • 200g cherry tomatoes
  • Some roasted almond shavings

Herbal oil

  • 2 dl coldpressed extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 pot basil
  • 1/2 pot thyme
  • 1/2 pot chives
  • 1 clove of garlic

Here’s how:

  1. Marinate the chicken a day in advance for best results
    1. Mix the oil, lemon zest, juice, squeezed garlic and salt in a bag
    2. Put your chicken steak with skin and everything in the bag and massage the oil into the meat
    3. Push the air out of the bag as best you can and seal the bag.
    4. Let the chicken marinate overnight in the fridge
  2. Also mix the herb oil a day in advance
    1. Put the herbs and garlic in a blender
    2. Pour in a small splash of oil
    3. Mix till it becomes a smooth green mass
    4. Shake/mix with the remaining oil in a jug or bottle
    5. Place chilled and shake before serving
  3. Broccoli salad:
    1. Roast the almonds lightly on a dry frying pan
    2. Then mix to coarse flour and set aside
    3. Clear the broccoli and cut off the stalks (save them to shred and fry with freshly chopped garlic and with a little sesame oil some other day)
    4. Split the broccoli head in small bouquets that are edible straight off
    5. Divide the cherry tomatoes in half or quarter.
    6. Mix the mayonnaise with salt, lemon zest and juice and the ground roasted almond
    7. Stir the broccoli, tomatoes and mayonnaise
    8. Add some toasted almond shavings
  4. Fry or grill chicken the steaks and serve with the herb oil and broccoli salad

Bon appetit

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