Chef’s Nectar, ” Grilled Chicken with sherry shallots”


Grilled Chicken with sherry glazed shallots
Ingredients for making the Grilled Chicken with sherry shallots
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 to 2 shallots, thinly sliced to yield a heaping 1/4 cup
  • kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 pcs chicken breast
  • 2 to 3 Roma tomatoes, diced to yield 1 cup
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2/3 cup Sherry, such as Harvey’s Bristol Cream, or white wine
  • 1/3 cup sherry vinegar
  • 20 gms assorted bell peppers
  • 100 gms beet mash (optional)
  • 2 cups water
Method of making the grilled chicken with sherry shallots
  1. Preheat the oven to 400° F. In a large skillet over high heat, heat the oil until it shimmers. Add the shallots and immediately reduce the heat to medium. Add a pinch of salt, and sauté until the shallots are soft and translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, place the chicken in a large bowl. Pat dry. Season all over with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the tomatoes to the pan and cook for 1 minute. Add the mustard and cook for 30 seconds, stirring to incorporate it. Add the sherry, sherry vinegar, and water and bring to a simmer. Transfer the chicken pieces to the pan skin side up. Transfer pan to the oven and roast for 40 to 50 minutes or until the skin is evenly golden brown.
  4. Remove pan from the oven, and transfer chicken to a plate to rest. Pour juices from the pan into a large bowl or large liquid measure. Let liquids sit for a minute or two until the fat rises to the surface. Use a spoon or ladle to remove fat. Taste juices. Adjust with salt or pepper. Return juices and chicken to the pan. Bring to a gentle simmer. Serve chicken with plenty of juices pooling all around.
  5. served hot glazed with sherry shallots and veggies of your choice along with any kind of potato mash.

Published by Avtar Singh Rana

A brief about Chef Avtar Singh Rana Chef Avtar Singh Rana a passionate professional celebrity chef having more than 2 decades of experience. A chef who wears different hats, who ranges from the city Delhi is someone who loves interaction and discovery with a vision of always coming up with the best and true perfectionist at his work, he dwells in photography, traveling and of course food. He started his carrier with Taj Group of hotels, in the year 1998 and since then has only achieved milestones and growth immensely his hunger to learn and explore more got him travelling to the middle east, Oman, KSA , multiple times, where he worked for some of the iconic hotels. His talent also brought him recognition from Radisson, Starwood and Accor, where he was responsible for the preopening of the hotels. An individual who leads by the examples and has the knack of grasping quickly and extend warm hospitality.

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