Coriander Chicken

This is an experimental recipe that I'm trying to recreate from a memoroy that is 20 years old. I used to work at a restaurant in Santa Cruz, California, called Seychelles. It was owned and operated by Cindy Lepore. She had a collection of recipes that I really liked, but I didn't write many of them down. One of them was called Coriander Chicken.

For the lunch service, we had on the menu coriander chicken sandwiches on homemade bread. All I remember about it was that it had an interesting flavor, and was bright yellow.

So I'm experimenting around trying to find figure out a recipe that is yellow, involves chicken, and tastes good in a sandwich.

experiment #1

broil 1 skinless chicken breast
  brush with butter
  sprinkle with salt and pepper
  broil 5 minutes or less on each side (until done and tender)

Once cooled, dice chicken meat into a bowl and add:

1 tsp soy sauce
1 tsp olive oil
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 tsp termeric
1/2 tsp ground coriander

3 chopped scallion onions
salt and pepper to taste

Result: the mixture was pretty good on a bun. I used scallions because I didn't have any other kind of green filler like cilantro or parsley. I can imagine using those as variations in the future. I might try adding sesame seeds, but it would change the texture. Yeast flakes might make the taste a little more creamy.

Recipe/CorianderChicken (last edited 2009-04-24 14:51:51 by ChrisSeidel)