How to make Aioli Chicken -

Lemon flavoured chicken breasts grilled and served with a aioli sauce.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Chicken breasts (चिकन ब्रेस्ट ), Olive oil (ऑलिव आइल)

Cuisine : French

Course : Main Course Chicken

Aioli Chicken

Aioli Chicken Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Aioli Chicken Recipe

  • Chicken breasts 1 cup + 1 tablespoon

  • Olive oil

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli flakes ½ teaspoon

  • Rosemary sprigs 2

  • Zest of 1 lemon

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • Egg 1

  • Garlic cloves 6-7

  • Mustard sauce ¼ teaspoon

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves to serve


Step 1

Horizontally slit chicken breasts into halves. Transfer into a bowl. Add salt, garlic, chilli flakes, 1 sprig chopped rosemary, lemon zest and lemon juice. Mix well and set aside to marinate for 5-10 minutes.

Step 2

To make aioli, separate the yolk from the egg white and put the egg white in a blender jar. Add garlic cloves, mustard paste and remaining rosemary and blend well. Add 1 cup olive oil and blend again till smooth.

Step 3

Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a non-stick pan. Place marinated chicken breasts in it and grill for 3-4 minutes on each side or till the chicken is fully cooked.

Step 4

Tear ice berg lettuce leaves and arrange on a serving plate. Place grilled chicken over it. Drizzle the prepared aioli over it and serve.

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