Baking means that heat did not transfer directly from liquid or flames to eatables but instead we use oven or coals to transfer heat to food. Now we tell you about how to bake chicken step by step. By using this guide you can bake full chicken or pieces of chicken like chicken breast or chicken leg piece but we use full chicken in our recipe.
Ingredients required to bake chicken
- Full chicken piece
- Paste of garlic and ginger (1 spoon)
- Vinegar (2 spoon)
- Lemon juice (1 spoon)
- Chilli (2 spoon)
- Yogurt (half cup)
- Salt (1 tea spoon)
- Red food colour (a little bit )
- Cumin (1 spoon)
- Cooking oil (as needed)
- Coriander seed(1 spoon)
- Baking chicken spice (1 spoon)
You can make spice to bake chicken by grinding cardamom (3 pieces),black cardamom(1 piece),nutmeg(half piece),mace(a little bit),black pepper(one tea spoon),cinnamon(a piece of one inch),cumin seed(half tea spoon),clove(8 pieces)
How to bake chicken
Following are steps to bake chicken.
1. Take chicken out from freezer
Most of the time people buy chicken days before cooking and keep it in freezer. You should take chicken out from freezer at least 10 hours before cooking or you can defrost it by putting it under the water or your last option is to use microwave.
2. Washing chicken
Wash chicken before cooking as it is useful to remove germs from it. After washing chicken don’t forget to wash your hands and also clean your kitchen wash basin with bleach or soap as it prevent you from diseases.
3. Cooking method to bake chicken
- After washing chicken place two deep cuts on chicken. After that place it in dish and apply vinegar, lemon juice and paste of garlic and ginger on it.
- Then place this chicken in refrigerator for half an hour.
- After taking chicken out of refrigerator apply properly yogurt, chilli, salt, food colour, cumin and half spoon of baking chicken spice(which we discuss above).
- Now put one spoon cooking oil on baking tray with the help of brush and also put some oil on chicken with the help of brush .
- Now put chicken in preheated oven at 200 degree centigrade for approximately 45 minutes.
- Now put remaining half spoon spice on baked chicken and now it is ready to serve.