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Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic

with Peppers

Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic

Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic - Aspic is a popular appetizer - with lots of choices for additions

105
calories
Calories
25 min.
Preparation
6 h. 30 min.
Ready in
easy
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 4 servings
6 sheets white Gelatin
2 small Shallots (about 50 grams)
¾ cup dry White wine
¼ cup Tomato juice
¼ cup Chicken broth
1 teaspoon ground paprika (sweet)
1 teaspoon whole Mustard seeds
1 Bay leaf
5 black Peppercorns
2 tablespoons Red wine vinegar
Salt
1 red Bell pepper (about 200 grams)
10 ounces Cooked sliced chicken breast (deli)
5 sprigs flat-leaf Parsley
Pepper
baby Lettuce (for garnish)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Baking sheet, 1 Bowl, 2 Small bowls, 1 Plate, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Fine-mesh sieve, 4 small molds (each 150 ml capacity)

Preparation steps

Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic preparation step 1
1

Soak the gelatin in a bowl of cold water until softened. Peel shallots and cut into rings. Combine shallots, white wine, tomato juice, broth, paprika, mustard seeds, bay leaf and peppercorns in a pot and bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic preparation step 2
2

Add gelatin to pot and stir until dissolved in the hot liquid. Add vinegar. Let steep for 25 minutes. Pass liquid through a sieve into a bowl and allow to cool. Season generously with salt.

Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic preparation step 3
3

Rinse bell pepper, wipe dry, cut into quarters and remove seeds. Place skin side up on a baking sheet. Roast under a hot broiler  until blistered and blackened. Place pepper in a bowl, cover with a plate and let stand for 10 minutes. Peel and cut pepper into strips, about .5 cm (approximately 1/8 inch) wide.

Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic preparation step 4
4

Cut chicken into strips, about .5 cm (approximately 1/8 inch) wide. Rinse parsley, shake dry, pluck leaves and finely chop. Mix pepper strips ​​and parsley and season with salt and pepper.

Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic preparation step 5
5

Divide chicken and bell pepper mixture among 4 small ramekins (each about 150 ml) (each approximately 5 ounces). Pour the cooled gelatin mixture into the ramekins and refrigerate until chilled and set, about 6 hours.

Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic preparation step 6
6

Dip the bottom of the ramekins into hot water.

Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic preparation step 7
7

Carefully unmold the ramekins onto plates. Garnish with baby lettuce leaves and serve.

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