Black Velvet Chicken : Weekend celebrations part 2

Black Velvet chicken.... Hot and Succulent
Black Velvet chicken…. Hot and Succulent
Chicken rolled in Crushed  Peppercons and baked till   tender...
Chicken rolled in Crushed Pepper cons and baked till tender…

When the night is cold and dry or your family is lazy and quiet, serve this fiery hot tender chicken rolled in crushed pepper cons which in a most indulgent fashion spices up the palate and tantalizes your senses. The aroma and flavors of this dish is sure to  make mouths and eyes water. The brining,  baking  and shallow frying keeps the chicken moisturized and succulent from inside while hot and slightly crispy on the outside. You will have your family literally eating out of your hands and back to their chirpy selves.  Don’t wait. Try it this weekend…..

By the way I made this fiery chicken to mark the Dragon’s Loyalty award presented to me by Kruti mehta of 10 evening flowers

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fire breathing dragon...
try the Black velvet chicken …

Things you need:

  • 1 Chicken quartered and skinned
  • 2 tbsp. fried onion paste
  • 2 tbsp. ginger garlic paste
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. fresh cream
  • 1 tsp.All spice powder
  • 1/2 cup coarsely crushed black pepper cons

 

  1. First brine the chicken pieces ( skip the coffee powder from the recipe in the link) for two hours at least.
  2. Discard the solution , rinse and pat dry.
  3. Add all the above ingredients except the black pepper and marinate for half an hour. Since you have added salt to the brine, add very little salt.
  4. Cook in the oven at 180 º C for 45-60 minutes till done.
  5. Heat a non-stick pan and add a tablespoon or two of oil in it.
  6. Roll the chicken pieces in crushed pepper cons (as many as your tongue can bear) and fry one piece at a time, for a minute on each side.

Serving Suggestion:

  1. Mango slices can be an excellent accompaniment to this hot dish.
  2. You can also reduce the juices remaining in the oven tray and pour over the chicken. This can be served with bread or steamed rice.
Black Velvet chicken dry...
Black Velvet chicken dry…
Black velvet chicken served with a thick gravy.....
Black velvet chicken served with a thick gravy…..

 This is my entry to the Friday Fiesta co-hosted by Angie , Elaine and Stacey

 

…….Celebrations Continue

Kruti Mehta of  10 evening flowers  sprang a pleasant surprise on me by nominating me for the prestigious Dragon’s Loyalty award. She is a young ‘author and a poetess in  making’ who runs this very interesting blog which has a collection of short stories, sketches and a platform for cross culture talks. I am honored and thankful to her for presenting this award to me.

The rules for Dragon’s Loyalty Award are:

1   Visit and thank the blogger who nominated you.
2   Acknowledge that blogger on your blog and a link back.
3  You must share  7  things other bloggers may not know about you.
4   Nominate up to  15  bloggers for Dragon’s Loyalty Award, provide a link to their blogs in your post, and notify them on their blogs.
5   Copy and paste the award somewhere on your blog.

My Nominees:

 

  1. Richardankers
  2. Old thingsRnew
  3. Melody
  4. JordanMathew
  5. Rachelmankowitz
  6. TasteofColours
  7. Bluefishway
  8. Servicefrom theheart
  9. Mykitchenadventures
  10. Pennyross
  11. Kitchenstories
  12. Mrs.Zfiles
  13. Ohiocook
  14. Bartolinikitchens
  15. Gingerandbread

 Congratulations to each one of you. All the best and enjoy….

 

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48 Comments Add yours

  1. Ginger says:

    What a delicious-looking recipe! I love the mango you served with it – I can almost taste it from here …

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you. It worked beautifully with this dish. Oh how I wish i could get you to taste this.’ I can never be impressed with technology until i can download food’ 🙂

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      1. Ginger says:

        That’s where a 3D printer comes into its own I guess 😉

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      2. skd says:

        Haha! Yeah maybe

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  2. pennross says:

    Thank you for the award but I just don’t have the time to participate. All the best to you.

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    1. skd says:

      No probs 🙂

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  3. Nancy says:

    The chicken looks delicious, and sounds slightly spicy…just the way I like it!
    Congratulations on your Dragon Loyalty Award!

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you so much Nancy. You can adjust the spicy bit with the amount of pepper you use to suit your taste.

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  4. Mustang.Koji says:

    I like baking first at low temps then the quick browning for skinless chicken breasts… And I chuckled at your description of how much cracked pepper to use. 🙂

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    1. skd says:

      Yeah ! this process ensures the juices and the flavors are locked in. I am glad I made you smile 🙂

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  5. fazal says:

    Another feather to your achievements

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    1. skd says:

      Thanks a lot for stopping by my blog and taking the time to appreciate 🙂

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  6. Thank you, again! 😀 🙂

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  7. haha!!! you mix food and awards in an amazing way lol!! But your presenter is a vegetarian!! Make something for me too 😉 lol

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you 🙂 Haha ! I will have to come up with some vegetarian dishes soon then. Meanwhile I have desserts for you.

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  8. thebrookcook says:

    I am in love with peppercorns… 1/2 cup- amazing! 🙂 I love the name of this dish too! It sounds delicious 🙂

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    1. skd says:

      Yeah i love peppercorns too. You could adjust the amount to suit your taste though. Thank you so much for appreciating. Have a nice day 🙂

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  9. The chicken looks amazing and I like that you added mango as well. Congrats on the award!!!

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you so much for your appreciation. Mango really worked very well with the chicken.Do keep visiting. have a nice day 🙂

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  10. This looks fab too!!

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    1. skd says:

      Thanks a lot Elaine 🙂

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  11. Fiery and fried, yum. I think mangos sound like the perfect thing to tame the fire. Thanks for joining the party. You might want to link this back to The Novice Gardener to make sure Angie knows you are there. Cheers and happy weekend.

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you so much Elaine for having me on. This is my first ever Friday Fiesta. So don’t know much of the etiquette. But I am enjoying this. 🙂
      If it is not a problem could you tell me if I should be linking my post on to Angie’s blog ? Sorry I am confused.

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  12. chefjulianna says:

    Wow! This sounds awesome! Thanks so much for bringing this to the Fiesta!

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    1. skd says:

      And thank you so much for having me on. This is the first Friday Fiesta I am attending. So don’t know much of the etiquettes.

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      1. chefjulianna says:

        Oh, there isn’t much etiquette! Just jump right in and have fun! 🙂

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      2. skd says:

        Yeah Ok, thanks 🙂

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  13. Jhuls says:

    This really looks yummy! 🙂

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you. It really was 🙂

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  14. Kaila511 says:

    Mhmm, this looks delicious and feisty. I love the suggestion of mango slices for serving. Thanks for bringing it to the fiesta! 🙂

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    1. skd says:

      Most welcome. The pleasure is mine. Iam more than happy to be at the party. Thank you for appreciating 🙂

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  15. this looks really yummy a definite must for my scrapbook x

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    1. skd says:

      That’s so nice of you to say. Thanks a lot 🙂

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  16. LFFL says:

    Congratulations on your award!! And the chicken looks marvelous!

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    1. skd says:

      Thankyou for stopping by and appreciating 🙂

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  17. Yum! And congrats! 😀

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    1. skd says:

      Thanks a lot 🙂

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  18. Ash Ketchum says:

    I bet it tastes amazing! Felicitaciones for the award….

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    1. skd says:

      Yay! Thanks a ton 🙂

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  19. ddeeppaa says:

    Hey tried out this today, was yummy…. Thanks a lot, Soon will update the recipe in my blog 🙂

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    1. skd says:

      I am so happy you liked it Deepa 🙂
      Have a nice weekend.
      Regards
      skd

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      1. ddeeppaa says:

        🙂 You too have a great weekend

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  20. payel says:

    Looking so delicious !

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    1. skd says:

      Thank you Payel☺

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