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Delicious Baked Chicken With Vegetables

Delicious Baked Chicken With Vegetables

Delicious Baked Chicken With Vegetables
To take care of your health, food is essential. Balanced and composed of healthy ingredients, it is sometimes difficult to find ideas for a variety of dishes for a meal of everyday life, with friends or family. To help you, here's a chicken recipe and salsa fresca (or fresh salsa)!

Mexican cuisine makes us travel thanks to its typical flavors and recipes, such as guacamole, frijoles, ceviche and of course tortillas in all their forms. But even more, its spicy notes and typical ingredients allow us to take care of our health, as is the case with cumin and jalapeño pepper.

The benefits of cumin
Cumin is a spice to prevent and relieve many digestive diseases. Indeed, it gives it anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antispasmodic properties thanks to its content of beta-carotenes, phosphorus, magnesium and iron. These nutrients notably promote the oxygen supply of the cells, their renewal as well as the relaxation of the tissues. In addition, cumin would be particularly useful for weight loss and fight against obesity and overweight according to a study by the Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences in Iran.

The benefits of jalapeno pepper
The jalapeño pepper is a variety of green pepper native to Mexico. It is a source of vitamin C and antioxidants, useful to fight against oxidative stress and prevent the appearance of cellular aging and pathologies such as cardiovascular disorders or neurodegenerative diseases. In addition, the jalapeno pepper has an antibacterial action according to an American study.

Chicken recipe with fresh salsa sauce


3 organic chicken fillets, non-GMO
¼ teaspoon of cumin
¼ teaspoon of salt
¼ teaspoon of black pepper
¼ teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup grated mozzarella

For salsa fresca:
2 ripe tomatoes
1 shallot
1 small jalapeño pepper
½ cup fresh coriander
1 lime juice
1 pinch of sea salt

- First, make your salsa fresca (or fresh salsa) by washing and cutting into small tomatoes then shallot and jalapeño pepper.

- Chop the coriander and add the lemon juice and salt to the mixture and reserve in the fridge.

- Then preheat your oven to 180 ° C.

- Arrange the chicken fillets in a dish and season with cumin, pepper, garlic powder and salt.

- Add the fresca salsa (about two cups) to the chicken and garnish with grated mozzarella cheese.

- Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes, depending on your oven and take out the dish as soon as the chicken is cooked.

To finish, serve on plates, accompanying with rice and red beans. Enjoy your meal !

How to use leftover chicken and salsa fresca?
To avoid food waste, you can use leftover chicken and salsa fresca in a salad, tortilla or as tacos and / or quesadillas. Simply chop the chicken and add it to a mixture of lettuce and corn or a tortilla, toast in the oven.