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Peppered Poussins With Lime And Sage Crumbs

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Ingredients
  Lime 3
  Garlic bulb 1 , halved horizontally
  Poussin/Young chicken 3 , halved, backbone removed
  Coarsely ground black pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Olive oil 5 Tablespoon
  Spring onion 1 Bunch (100 gm), roughly chopped
  Finely chopped fresh sage 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 3 Ounce (75 grams)
  Breadcrumbs 6 Ounce (175 gram)
  Fresh sage leaves 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Out of the 3 limes, thinly slice 1 lime.
2. Grate ring and freshly squeeze juice from remaining limes. Keep aside.
3. In a medium sized bowl, combine olive oil, salt, lime slices, lime juice and peppercorns. Mix well and add poussins. Coat well and keep aside.

MAKING
4. Pre heat a grill.
5. Grill the poussins for 15 minutes on each side, basting occasionally with marinade.
6. Once grilled, remove and keep warm.
7. In a sauce pan, melt butter.
8. Add garlic bulb, spring onions, lime rind and sage. Saute on a high flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
9. Add crumbs and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till crumbs are golden brown in colour.
10. Discard garlic bulb and place crumbs on a serving platter.

SERVING
11. Place grilled poussin over crumbs, garnish with sage leaves and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Grilling
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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