Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Chicken Basil and Carrot Patties

Being on the no sauce and no sugar diet makes me think out of the box. I learned to use more spices and certainly more herbs. I rely more on the natural ingredient rather than using sauces to enhance it.

I also realised how reliant I was on so many things. From chinese cooking wine to sauces... and I have not baked for a month!

Usually I made these chicken patties with breadcrumbs and sauces. Today, I made them with shredded carrot and basil leaves with egg to bind them. I was seriously surprise by the outcome. It was meaty and juicy.

A hint of sesame and of course, sesame oil again lifts the flavour. Going back to basics does work after all!!

Chicken Basil and Carrot Patties (makes around 8-10)
500 grams chicken mince
1 carrot shredded
1 bunch of basil leaves- probably around 50 grams or so
toasted sesame seeds
1 tsp of sesame oil
1 egg

Bind everything together, fridge for around 20 minutes. Shape them into patties and fry them!



Little Corner of Mine said...

Love the combination of flavors, must be delicious.

tigerfish said...

I have been "living" in the spices world for some time and totally enjoy it. Don't miss soy sauce and oyster sauce at all. Hee heee....

Keep it up!

Joanne said...

I love the flavors in these patties! The basil is such a great addition!

Kitchen Belleicious said...

Chicken patties? I love it and with carrots. Absolutely delightful. Great idea my friend

lena said...

yes, i think that's a great idea adding basil leaves into the meat patties, why never i thought of that! thanks!

Celine75 said...

Cela doit être très délicieux ! Huuumm ça à l’air bon ! J’achèterai les ingrédients et je la préparerai bientôt !! Je vous dirais pour le résultat…
Merci de nous avoir mis ce joli partage. voyances

MaryMoh said...

That looks very delicious even without the sauces. I don't think I can ever survive without sea salt and a good soya sauce :D Hope you have a great day! MaryMoh at http://www.keeplearningkeepsmiling.com

daphne said...

Ching- Thanks!

Tigerfish- Yeah! I'm learning heaps from you!!

Joanne- thank you!

Jessica- ;)

Lena- you are welcomed!

Mary- ahhh.,. a good sea salt is always welcomed!

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