How to make Grilled Chicken with Tomato Jam -

Juicy chicken grilled and served with tomato jam.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Chicken breasts (चिकन ब्रेस्ट ), Red chilli sauce (रेड चिल्ली सॉस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Chicken

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Grilled Chicken with Tomato Jam

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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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Grilled Chicken with Tomato Jam Recipe

  • Chicken breasts 2

  • Red chilli sauce 3 tablespoons

  • Soy sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Iceberg lettuce leaves a few

  • A small sprig fresh coriander leaves

  • Tomato jam

  • Tomatoes chopped 2-3 medium

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoons

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) ½ teaspoon

  • Garlic cloves finely chopped 5-6

  • Ginger cut into thin slices 1 inch

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder ½ teaspoon

  • Sugar 3 tablespoons

  • Vinegar 1½ tablespoons


Step 1

Put red chilli sauce into a bowl, add soy sauce, ginger-garlic paste, lemon juice and sugar and mix well. Add a little salt and mix again.

Step 2

Make criss-cross deep gashes on both the chicken breasts, apply the marinade well over them and set aside for 20 minutes to marinate.

Step 3

To make tomato jam, heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds and onion seeds and saute till fragrant. Add garlic and saute. Add ginger and continue to saute till garlic browns.

Step 4

Add tomatoes and mix and cook.

Step 5

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick grill pan.

Step 6

Add salt to the tomatoes and cook till tomatoes are pulpy. Add black pepper powder and sugar and mix well. Cook on low heat.

Step 7

Put the chicken breasts in the grill pan and grill. When the underside is done, turn them over and cook the other side similarly.

Step 8

Add vinegar to the tomato jam and mix well. Add the remaining marinade to the tomato jam and mix well.

Step 9

Tear a few iceberg lettuce leaves and spread on a serving plate. Drizzle a little tomato jam all around the leaves. Place the grilled chicken over the lettuce leaves, put some of the tomato jam over them, garnish with a small sprig of coriander leaves and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.