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Peppered Poussins with Lime and Sage Crumbs

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  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

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.

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.

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

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Party
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 4331 Calories from Fat 2873

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 329 g506.2%

Saturated Fat 109 g545.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1254.3 mg418.1%

Sodium 3388.2 mg141.2%

Total Carbohydrates 114 g38.1%

Dietary Fiber 13.4 g53.6%

Sugars 11.3 g

Protein 245 g489.7%

Vitamin A 102.3% Vitamin C 98.2%

Calcium 46.9% Iron 76.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Peppered Poussins With Lime And Sage Crumbs Recipe