Coconut Mango Baked Chicken Recipe
This chicken is cooked to a T while absorbing the recent seasoning and delicious fruity flavors. it is a very entertaining starter and excellent for rice or noodles.
4 tablespoons vegetable oil , divided
1 tablespoon annato seeds (see note)
1 can (14 ounces) coconut milk
½ cup mango, roughly chopped
¼ teaspoon of cayenne pepper
1 tbsp plus 1 tsp honey, divided
1 whole chicken (approx. 3lbs) dig bone, with skin
salt and freshly ground black pepper
1.In a small saucepan over low heat, gently boil the annato seeds in 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil . Once the oil has turned a reddish golden color, close up the warmth . This only takes a couple of minutes. Strain the oil into alittle bowl and take away the seeds. put aside the oil.
2.Add coconut milk and mango to the blender and blend until smooth, about 10 seconds. Pour this mixture into a baking dish measuring about 9 x 13 x 2 inches, then add the cayenne pepper and a couple of tablespoons of annato seed oil that you simply just made.
3.Add the chicken pieces, ensuring to coat each with seasonings. Cover tightly with wrapping and chill for a minimum of 6 hours, ideally overnight.
4.After the chicken has soaked, preheat the oven to 450 ° F.
5.Pour the remaining 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil - (unripe spare annato seeds) - evenly over the pan. Remove the chicken pieces from the seasonings and add them to the baking sheet, with a couple of inches between them. Don't rub the spices on the chicken pieces, but let the remainder of the spices drip into the pan. (Don't throw it away - it'll become a sauce within the recipe later.)
6.Season each side of the chicken strips with S&P, leaving the skin side up.
7.Drizzle 1 tablespoon of honey evenly over the chicken and place the baking sheet within the oven preheated to 450 ° F. Once you see the chicken sizzle, after about 5 minutes lower the warmth to 375 ° F. Cut the chicken at different times to avoid chopping it. smaller overcooked - wings should be cooked after about quarter-hour , thighs and thighs after about 20 to 25 minutes, and breasts after about 30 to 35 minutes. once you take it out of the oven, place it on a plate or large plate and canopy it with foil. (They should have a pleasant golden color when cooked, and if they do not , you set them under the grill just to brown them, about 30 seconds.)
8.When the chicken is cooking, add the remaining seasonings to alittle saucepan. Add the last teaspoon of honey and convey it to a boil. Let it simmer for about 30 seconds, then reduce the warmth and simmer for about 10 minutes. Season with salt and pepper (Here's the way to spice things up.)