Anti-inflammatory Chicken Recipe
This easy anti-inflammatory baked chicken recipe requires less effort and time. I usually prefer it for dinner time. Because we all are together and I want everyone to get a healthy dinner. Therefore, I love to add different vegetables to this recipe.
I am using whole chicken in this anti-inflammatory chicken-baked recipe. Though I understand that you might be the person who has no passion for cooking, and you love to make reservations for dinner. But believe me, it does not require any special skills. So, let’s get started!
Anti-inflammatory baked chicken recipe
Baked chicken has an unbeaten flavor. I believe baking brings intense flavors and juicy texture. So baking is my thing. Besides, making baked chicken with anti-inflammatory spices and vegetables makes this blissful.
I prefer to make marinades to add maximum ingredients that are healthy and flavorful. one of the good reasons for preferring dry rub over marinades is that it makes the chicken tender and juicy. Do you agree? If not, please share your experience with me? Now, let’s see what we will add today?
Ingredients for Anti-inflammatory Baked Chicken Recipe
1 – Salt to taste
2- Ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp
3- Cumin, turmeric, black pepper and coriander, rosemary, basil ½ tsp each
4- Smoked Paprika 1 tsp
5- chili pepper 1tsp
7- Lime Juice 2 tbsp
8- Olive oil 3tbsp
9- 2 carrots, diced
10- 2 sweet potatoes, cut into a wedge
11- 8- 10 broccoli florets.
Steps to Follow for anti-inflammatory baked chicken
1- First of all, Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
2- Then, clean the whole chicken and apply cuts on its skin for better marinade penetration. I like to dip it in buttermilk for half an hour. After that, your chicken is ready for marination. Make sure to pat dry the chicken before applying marination.
3- Mix up all the spices. I use cumin, turmeric, black pepper, oregano, rosemary, basil, coriander powder, paprika, salt, and red pepper.
4- Take 1 tbsp ginger and garlic paste.
5- Combine all ingredients with 3tbsp olive oil and make a smooth paste. Rub this paste on the chicken and leave it for marination. Meanwhile, cut some vegetables like carrots, broccoli, and sweet potatoes.
6- Sprinkle salt and pepper, mix veggies with chicken, and tent the tray with foil. The total time of baking is 35 to 40 minutes. I prefer to use foil at first and remove it after 25 minutes. So that chicken and veggies get nice golden-brown color.
Facts about anti-inflammatory ingredients used in this baked chicken recipe
An anti-inflammatory diet aims to consume fresh and healthy ingredients.
1- Sweet potato is the most valuable natural product with medicinal properties and numerous health benefits. According to research, purple-fleshed sweet potato has the best anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Even it is best for hypertension, diarrhea, and anemia. Therefore, we tend to consume sweet potatoes in our anti-inflammatory diet due to their possession of anti-oxidative compounds.
2- They say: you are what you eat! Research studies have proved Spices’ anti-inflammatory effects like turmeric, cumin, oregano, basil, paprika, coriander, clove, rosemary, black pepper, garlic, and ginger. Research studies have proved that Asian countries have a low rate of many diseases resulting from chronic inflammation. Because they use all spices in their meals, we tend to have more of these spices, and believe me; you will adapt to new tastes soon and enjoy the chicken recipe with the most delectable flavors.
3- Broccoli is rich in vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. Therefore, I keep it on my grocery list and often freeze it for regular use in my meals and soups.
4- Chicken is lean meat. So we use chicken in our anti-inflammatory diet in moderation. The best way to cook chicken is by roasting, baking, and grilling rather than frying. So we usually bake and grill chicken twice a week.
I hope you like the recipe and will try it at home. I am positive that using all different spices will improve my family’s overall health. Besides, we all love the aroma and flavor of the chicken.
FAQs About Anti- Inflammatory Diet and Lifestyle
Now I will answer a few questions about anti-inflammatory diet and lifestyle.
How do you maintain an anti-inflammatory diet?
Lately, it has been difficult for us to maintain an anti-inflammatory diet throughout the week. The main reason is to make up a list of anti-inflammatory ingredients and recipes.
Therefore, I have researched and prepared a list of anti-inflammatory ingredients and recipes. It helps me with grocery shopping and managing my meal preps ahead of time. Even my family manages it when I am not at home. You can follow my blog for all the related information.
Is an anti-inflammatory diet good for everyone?
There is a misconception that anti-inflammatory is just for people suffering from inflammation. On the brighter side, anti-inflammatory meals support your gut health and boost your immune system. Secondly, it helps maintain a healthy weight and contributes to overall wellness. Therefore, an anti-inflammatory diet is good for everyone’s health. You need to consume fresh fruits and vegetables and avoid unhealthy food.
You can follow this blog for delicious and nutritious food recipes for your inflammation and wellness. We are now focusing on anti-inflammatory meal ideas and anti-inflammatory diet plans to contribute to your health and wellness.
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