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Monday, 7 October 2013

Teriyaki Grilled Poussin with Roasted Peppers

Teriyaki Grilled Poussin with Roasted Peppers ~ Simple Food


Teriyaki Grilled Poussin with Roasted Peppers

A great Japanese style poussin chicken, lightly spiced and beautifully tender, although you can add more chilli if you prefer.

For 2 servings you will need;

Teriyaki Grilled Poussin with Roasted Peppers ~ Simple Food2 – Poussin Chickens
1 of each – Red, Green and Yellow Peppers
1 teaspoon – Dried Oregano
A little Olive Oil

For the Teriyaki baste;

2 cloves – Garlic (crushed)
1 – table spoon – Root Ginger (finely grated)
15 Ml – Honey
30 Ml – Sesame Oil
30 Ml – Dark Soy Sauce
½ teaspoon – Red Chilli (de-seeded and finely chopped)

Firstly you will need to spatchcock the poussin, which is to flatten it for easier cooking.
Turn it breast side down and make a cut down one side of the backbone.

Teriyaki Grilled Poussin with Roasted Peppers ~ Simple Food

Cut down the other side and remove the backbone completely.

Teriyaki Grilled Poussin with Roasted Peppers ~ Simple Food

Turn it back over remove all the skin and with your hand just press it down flat.

Teriyaki Grilled Poussin with Roasted Peppers ~ Simple Food

Mix all the ingredients for the teriyaki baste in a bowl. Cover the poussin and marinate for about 20 minutes.

Teriyaki Grilled Poussin with Roasted Peppers ~ Simple Food

While the pousin is marinating, quarter the peppers length ways, place in a baking tray and sprinkle with olive oil and oregano.

Teriyaki Grilled Poussin with Roasted Peppers ~ Simple Food

Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees and the grill to medium, place the peppers in the oven and the pouson in the grill, both for 30 minutes checking every so often.


Teriyaki Grilled Poussin with Roasted Peppers ~ Simple Food