Turmeric Chicken

with Paprika Cauliflower

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Air-frying is a healthy way to cook, resulting in crispy dishes with much less vegetable oil used. Try out this recipe for a Indian-inspired meal!

Let's start cooking!

Salt and seasoning added to chicken

Step 1 - Brine chicken

  • In a large bowl, add 1 L water, then dissolve 50 g sugar and 50 g salt. Add ginger and garlic, then add chicken legs. Brine for 12 hours.
  • Remove chicken from brine, then rinse and pat dry.
Chicken coated with oil, turmeric and white pepper in air fryer

Step 2 - Marinate and fry chicken

  • In a bowl, add chicken legs, then drizzle 2 Tbsp vegetable oil over the chicken. Add 2 tsp turmeric powder and 2 tsp white pepper, and coat evenly. Sprinkle 1 tsp salt.
  • Add 1 Tbsprice flour and 1 Tbsp cornstarch and coat chicken evenly. Put chicken in air-fryer and set it to 180°C for 10 minutes.
With an air-fryer, you can cook fries with up to 80% less fat than traditional frying methods
Airfry cauliflower with spices

Step 3 - Prepare and fry cauliflower

  • Cut cauliflower into florets, then transfer to a large mixing bowl.
Cauliflower is a superfood packed full of vitamins and minerals, and has the ability to ward off cancer, disease and weight gain
  • Add 2 Tbsp coconut oil and toss well.
  • Add 2 Tbsp paprika, ½ tsp cumin powder and 1 tsp salt, and toss again to coat.
  • Add cauliflowers to airfryer, and drizzle with 1 Tbsp vegetable oil. Set to 160°C for 10 minutes. Remove from heat.
This dish goes especially well with briyani rice!

Let's plate and serve!

Turmeric chicken with paprika cauliflower on plate

Serve hot with chicken.

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