How to Prepare Diet-Friendly Saffron Grilled Chicken with Vegetables in a Pan
Grilled chicken is recognized worldwide as a healthy and dietary food. Due to its high protein content, it's especially suitable for athletes after their training sessions. Typically, this delicious and energy-packed dish is served with grilled vegetables. Although it's considered a dietary dish, the juicy and tantalizing taste of this chicken, combined with grilled vegetables customized to everyone's liking, sets it apart from other diet foods. Not only is it flavorful, but it's also easy and quick to prepare. "Today, we're excited to guide you through the process of making a diet-friendly saffron grilled chicken with vegetables in a pan. Let's get started!"
Ingredients for Diet-Friendly Grilled Chicken:
2 chicken breasts
1 large onion
2 tbsp of brewed saffron
Salt and pepper to taste
4 tbsp of olive oil
Garlic powder and paprika to taste
5 large mushrooms
1 large potato
2 medium zucchinis
Step 1: Preparing the Vegetables First, wash the mushrooms, onion, potato, and zucchinis thoroughly. Set the mushrooms aside in whole pieces. Peel and finely slice the onion. Cut the zucchinis into uniform rings or strips. Take a small pot, fill it with water, and boil the potato just enough that it softens but remains firm to avoid crumbling when grilling.
Step 2: Preparing the Chicken Rinse the chicken with cold water, then split them from the center into two equal parts. Flatten them slightly using a meat mallet. For marination, add salt, pepper, brewed saffron, garlic powder, 2 tbsp of olive oil, and the previously sliced onions. Mix well, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour for flavors to meld.
Step 3: Grilling the Chicken Use a special grill pan and place the marinated chicken on it. Allow both sides to grill until they are golden brown. Sprinkle some paprika on the chicken during the last 5 minutes of grilling.
Step 4: Grilling the Vegetables Take the par-boiled potato, cut it into uniform slices, and season with a tablespoon of olive oil, salt, and pepper. Grill these potato slices in the same pan. In a separate bowl, combine zucchini slices and whole mushrooms. Season with salt, pepper, and 1 tbsp of olive oil, ensuring everything is well-coated. Grill them until they're nicely charred. Serve these vegetables alongside the grilled chicken, and there you have it—your delicious diet-friendly saffron grilled chicken is ready to be enjoyed!