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Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic

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Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic

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

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Health Score:
9,5 / 10
25 min.
ready in 6 h. 30 min.
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Nutritional values

There is a lot of taste and protein in this dish with hardly any calories and almost no fat. The starter is not too heavy and leaves room for the main course. Additionally, it helps replenish vitamins, minerals, trace elements, and other bioactive substances.

You can also enjoy the aspic as a light lunch or dinner. If you choose to do this, the quantities of ingredients are ideal for two people. Ciabatta is a perfect side dish, the bread providing the carbohydrates necessary for energy production.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie105 kcal(5 %)
Protein20 g(20 %)
Fat1 g(1 %)
Carbohydrates2 g(1 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E1.8 mg(15 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin10.6 mg(88 %)
Vitamin B₆0.5 mg(36 %)
Folate19 μg(6 %)
Pantothenic acid0.7 mg(12 %)
Biotin3.2 μg(7 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.3 μg(10 %)
Vitamin C44 mg(46 %)
Potassium391 mg(10 %)
Calcium26 mg(3 %)
Magnesium31 mg(10 %)
Iron1 mg(7 %)
Iodine4 μg(2 %)
Zinc0.7 mg(9 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.2 g
Uric acid131 mg
Cholesterol45 mg
Development of this recipe:


6 sheets
white Gelatin
small Shallots (about 50 grams)
¾ cup
¼ cup
¼ cup
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
2 tablespoons
red Bell pepper (about 200 grams)
10 ounces
5 sprigs
flat-leaf Parsley
baby Lettuce (for garnish)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dip the bottom of the ramekins into hot water.

Spicy Chicken in Tomato Aspic preparation step 7

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