Ways to marinate chicken – Excite your taste buds with this marination

Chicken is one of the most popular meat in any household. The flavour of your chicken is what makes it stand out no matter how you decide to cook it. Initially it is crucial that you use fresh chicken from any boutique that sells meat products in Sri Lanka. If you’re looking for pre made marinades, most supermarkets such as Keells Super have them.
Few of the most popular ways to marinate chicken are; the ‘classical Marinade’, ‘Mojo Citrus Marinade’, ‘Thai coconut Marinade’, ‘Teriyaki Marinade’ and ‘Provençal Herb Marinade’. The ingredients and the recipes to prepare the above chicken recipes will be explored in this article.

The classical Marinade can be prepared with; 1/4 cups of olive oil and balsamic vinegar, 1 chopped garlic clove, 1 tablespoon of parsley (fresh or dry), 1 tablespoon basil (fresh or dry) and 1/2 a teaspoon of red chili flakes. The Mojo Citrus Marinade requires; 1/4 cups freshly squeezed orange and lime juice, 1 roughly chopped large garlic clove, 1 tablespoon of Cilantro (fresh or dried) and 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin.

Thai coconut Marinade chicken requires the following ingredients; 1 roughly chopped garlic clove, 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons light coconut milk, 1 tablespoon of brown sugar, 1/2 a teaspoon soy sauce and 1 tablespoon of finely chopped fresh ginger. You can add a thinly sliced Thai or Fresno chili to make the flavour pop if you like. Ingredients for the Teriyaki Marinade chicken are; 1 tablespoon of honey, 1½ tablespoons soy sauce, 1/4 cup + 2 tablespoons pineapple juice and 1 tablespoon of finely chopped fresh ginger.

Finally, the Provençal Herb Marinade chicken can be prepared with; 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, 1 roughly chopped garlic clove, 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano (fresh or dried), 1 teaspoon Dijon or stone-ground mustard and 1/2 teaspoon of fresh thyme leaves (fresh or dried).

Once the ingredients are obtained, place the chicken in a zip lock bag and pour the mixture of the ingredients onto it. Seal the bag tightly, slightly pressing it to remove all air trapped inside. Then stack the bags in your freezer. These marinated meats can be kept frozen for over 3 months and is completely healthy and sanitary for consumption.

Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.


The Best Coffee in Brisbane – Where To Find The Perfect Cuppa

Coffee Espresso making

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Coffee…The sweet nectar of the gods! A good cup of coffee can do wonders. It gives you purpose to get out of your bed; it can turn rainy days into chill days and make Mondays more bearable. Anyway, you take it black or with milk- It’s amazing! While making your coffee can be a delightful task, there’s nothing as awesome as having gourmet coffee, the smell…the taste…that gorgeous froth! The coffee scene in Brisbane, Queensland’s capital has been flourishing as of recent times with many popping up close to Brisbane CBD hotels the likes of the Oaks Lexicon Apartments; so that tourists can sample some of Brisbane’s finest at ease. So what are the best places to get a good cuppa coffee in Brisbane? Let’s find out.


Bean, George St


Lying in a little alleyway off George St, this is a quaint café that uses a special type of beans called Campos, brewed by expert baristas. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a good brew in comfort Bean is the place to be as it has plenty of books to read as well as a record player.


Coffee Anthology


They’ve got fancy brunch food and a variety of blends, but what Coffee Anthology is best known for is their talented latté artists who can make a cup of coffee look as great as it tastes. Their heavenly concoctions come with a beautiful piece of art on its frothy topping that is great for an Instagram post!


Death Before Decaf


The name says it all. This is the place for all the souls who depend on coffee from morning to night. Death Before Decaf is open for a full 24 hours so whether if you’re craving for a cup of a good strong blend at 12 noon or 12 midnight, your thirst can be quenched. So if you’re a hardcore coffee fan, head over to Brunswick St. And satisfy your desires at Death Before Decaf.


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Best Fried Chicken in Melbourne – Fantastic Fried Fowl!


When it comes to fried chicken that well-known franchise from Kentucky rules the roost as it were! But that being said, there are all kinds of different fried chicken varieties to treat your taste buds to, each with different flavours and each just as finger or fork licking good! If you are a connoisseur of such delectable delights or perhaps a foodie who is craving for some fried fowl when in Australia, here are some places where you can enjoy the best fried chicken in Melbourne.


If you like your chicken portions to be as huge as your appetite, then head on over to The B.East which is within easy reach of serviced apartments Melbourne CBD has to offer. Large portions of fried chicken that have been prepared to a Southern-style recipe come accompanied with ranch dressing (homemade) that add to the wonderful taste sensations. For dishes with a distinctive Asian influence, you can try Gami which serves up Korean-style fried chicken. Located around a 5 to 10 minute walk from Oaks on William, this well known dining venue has a unique preparation of chicken which incorporates a sauce that has a certain spiciness to it along with soy garlic and sweet chilli. An added benefit of dining here is the chance to enjoy your chicken with some famous house beer.


Tender chicken that has been fried till its golden in colour while having that essential crispiness is what you will find at Belle’s Diner. Much like Colonel Sanders, the chef here, Catriona Freeman has her own secret recipe for this spice infused scrumptious treat. If you are in the mood to sample another kind of KFC, try some St Katherine’s Fried Chicken! Maryland chicken is what is used here along with a rather distinctive preparation method that involves tomato soup and believe it or not… cornflakes!


Caleb Falcon is a travel writer who specializes in writing content based on the many exciting world adventures that await intrepid travellers.