In The Kitchen
Watermelon Salad 🍉
• Red onion(1)
• A Cool Cucumber(1)
• Feta Cheese
• Avocado (1)
• Serrano Pepper(1)
• Dressing ( I squeeze half a lime )
This recipe is not only vibrant and cooking on those hot Summer days but it’s also easy to prepare.
1 Dice the red onion
2 Cut the cool cucumber into small cubes.
3 Cube your avocado into slightly larger cubes, if your prefer the creamy texture over the crunch.
4 Dice your pepper. This is all on you!! Add to your hearts content.
5 Mint & Basil , if your children have them tear the mint and basil and sprinkle on top.
6 Last , your feta. I like a lot of feta , it’s betta!
7 For complete freshness , I squeeze half a lime. Feel free to use any dressing of your choice.
-Chicken Katsu is so versatile. It can be served with rice and your favorite vegetable.
-Pair up your Chicken Katsu with your favorite salads.
Nina’s Favorite : Served with a toasted wheat burger bun , mashed avocado with a pinch of salt and Asian Slaw.
Don’t worry ! I’ll share that recipe too. It’s SUPER EASY!
Asian Slaw : Ingredients
• 1 bag of broccoli slaw
• 3 scallions
• 1 cup cilantro
Asian Dressing :
•3 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
• 1/4 rice wine vinegar
• 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce ( I use low sodium )
• 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
• 1/2 teaspoon chili flakes or chili paste
Combine the dressing and slaw.
Now , let’s move on to the Chicken Katsu…
-Side note : I recommend using a cast iron skillet.
Chicken Breast Prep :
• chicken breast ( can also use tofu )
• Battered Eggs
• Panko Mix
Prep: Preheat oven to 350F.
While that’s getting ready ….
1 Pound chicken breast into 3/4in thick cutlets. Season chicken breast with salt and pepper.
1 Prepare your Katsu prep station …
1 You’ll need 3 bowls one with flour , battered eggs and , the panko mix. In that order you’ll coast the chicken breast.
2 Once coated pan sear it until the coating is crispy and golden. It should be quick , remember we’re still cooking the chicken all the way through in the oven.
3 Cook chicken in 350F oven until fully cooked.