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image_222 Chicken marinated in ginger and soy sauce

I bring to your attention a very simple chicken recipe.
The chicken turns out to be very juicy, soft, aromatic. You can use drumsticks, wings, etc. instead of whole chicken. Instead of fresh ginger, you can use dried ginger, you will need 2 tsp.
You can add any spices to your taste. You can cook potatoes or rice for a side dish.
From the specified amount of ingredients, 6-8 servings are obtained.

  • chicken (weighing about 1.5 kg)
  • a small piece of ginger
  • 100 ml soy sauce
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp ground paprika
  • salt


Grate ginger on a fine grater (we need 2 tablespoons).

Add paprika.

Add garlic squeezed through the garlic press.

Add soy sauce.
Salt a little.


Cut the chicken in the breast.

Pour the sauce.
Leave on for 20-30 minutes.

Turn the chicken.
Leave on for another 20-30 minutes.

Transfer the chicken to a baking dish (drain off any remaining sauce).
Put in the oven.
Bake at 180 degrees for an hour.

Enjoy your meal!

image_214 Caponata

Caponata is a popular Sicilian dish.
Served as a complete meal or as a side dish.
From the specified amount of ingredients, 6-8 servings are obtained.

  • 700 g eggplant
  • 300 g tomatoes
  • 200 g celery (stalks)
  • 200 g pepper
  • 100 g olives or olives (pitted)
  • 200 g onions
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 30 g capers
  • 100 ml vinegar 6% (wine, apple)
  • 1 tbsp Sahara
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil
  • basil


Finely chop the onion and garlic.

Cut the pepper into small pieces.

Cut the celery into small pieces.

Peel the tomatoes, chop finely.

Cut the eggplants into cubes.

Fry the onion and garlic in vegetable oil.

Add pepper.

Add celery.

Add tomatoes.

Add olives, capers.

Simmer for 10 minutes.

In a separate frying pan, in vegetable oil, fry the eggplant.
Salt a little.

Combine with tomato paste.
Simmer for 10 minutes.

Add sugar.

Add vinegar.
Salt if necessary.
Stir, remove from heat.

Sprinkle with chopped basil when serving.

Enjoy your meal!

image_21 Cabbage with chicken in the oven

I bring to your attention the idea of ​​a simple, tasty, hearty lunch or dinner.
Instead of a lower leg, you can use thighs, wings, etc..
From the specified amount of ingredients, 6-8 servings are obtained.

  • 1 kg of cabbage
  • 1 kg chicken drumstick
  • 500 g tomatoes
  • 150 g carrots
  • 150 g onions
  • 1 tbsp hops suneli (or any spices to taste)
  • salt
  • pepper


Chop 250 g tomatoes in a blender.

Mix the drumstick and chopped tomatoes.

Salt, pepper.

Add spices.

Leave on for 30 minutes.

Chop the cabbage.

Cut the onion into strips.

Grate the carrots on a medium grater.

Dice 250 g tomatoes.

Mix cabbage, onions, carrots, tomatoes.

Put the cabbage in a mold (I used a 20 × 30 cm mold).

Put the drumstick on top (the marinade can be drained, you can put it together with the drumstick).

Cover with foil.
Put in the oven.
Bake at 180 degrees for 40 minutes.
Then remove the foil, bake for 20 minutes.

Enjoy your meal!

image_201 Pork marinated in soy sauce and lemon juice

The meat is very tender and aromatic.
Rice is ideal for garnish.
When serving, you can pour the rice with the sauce in which the meat was stewed.
From the specified amount of ingredients, 3-4 servings are obtained.

  • 500 g pork (fillet or boneless)
  • 150 ml soy sauce
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste or ketchup
  • 1 tsp ground dried ginger (or 1 teaspoon grated fresh)
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil


Remove the zest from the lemon (with a special knife, or grate).

Squeeze juice from the lemon (you should get about 50 ml).

Mix soy sauce, lemon juice, zest, ketchup, ginger.
Pepper (no need to salt, soy sauce is quite salty).

Place the meat in the sauce, cut into 1-1.5 cm thick pieces
Cover with cling film.
Refrigerate for 3-4 hours.

Fry the meat on both sides (fry for 5-7 minutes on each side).

Add some sauce in which the meat was marinated.
Simmer, covered, until tender (about 10-15 minutes).
To check whether the meat is ready or not, pierce it with a knife, if a light liquid is released, the meat is ready.

Enjoy your meal!

image_200 Spaghetti with mushrooms and tomatoes

A very tasty dish, which, moreover, is easy and quick to prepare.
Spaghetti is juicy, aromatic.
You can use any mushrooms to taste.
From the specified amount of ingredients, 4-6 servings are obtained.

  • 250 g spaghetti (or any pasta)
  • 300 g mushrooms
  • 300 g tomatoes
  • 150 g onions
  • salt
  • pepper
  • vegetable oil


Finely chop the onion.

Finely chop the mushrooms.

Dice the tomatoes.

Fry the onion in vegetable oil.

Add mushrooms.

Salt, pepper.
Fry 15 minutes.

Add tomatoes.
Fry for 5-7 minutes.

Boil spaghetti as indicated on the package.

Add spaghetti to mushrooms and tomatoes.

Enjoy your meal!

image_198 Chicken fillet and broccoli baked with creamy sauce

Alternatively, you can use a baking dish about 15 × 20 cm in size instead of serving tins..
From the specified amount of ingredients, 4 servings are obtained.

  • 500 g chicken fillet (or turkey fillet)
  • 400 g broccoli (or cauliflower)
  • leeks (or 150 g of onions)
  • 200 ml cream (10-25%)
  • 100 g cheese
  • salt
  • pepper


Boil the fillet until tender (after boiling, cook for 20 minutes).

Boil broccoli until tender (after boiling, cook for 7-8 minutes).

Cut the leek into half rings (finely chop the onion).

Fillet cut into small pieces.

Grate cheese on a medium grater.

Mix cheese and cream.

Put fillet, broccoli, onion in the molds.
Salt, pepper.

Drizzle with cream cheese sauce.
Put in the oven.
Bake at 180 degrees until golden brown (about 20-25 minutes).

Enjoy your meal!