Chicken In Grapefruit Cup

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The grapefruit is a subtropical citrus tree grown for its fruit which was originally named the "forbidden fruit " of Barbados. The flesh is segmented and acidic, varying in color depending on the cultivars, which include white, pink and red pulps of varying sweetness. Wikipedia

  • 150 g Chicken breast
  • 3 Grapefruit (Star Ruby)
  • Some sugar
  • 1 tbsp Peas
  • 30 g Carrot dices
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Cornstarch
  • Pinch of white pepper powder
  • 5 g Ginger, minced
  1. Thinly slice the chicken breast and marinate with salt, pepper and cornstarch for about 15 minutes.
  2. Cut tops off grapefruits, loosening the flesh from the outer skin. Cut between the segments to loosen the flesh then remove the central core and pips. In container of food processor, blending the grapefruit flesh into the juice. Add in sugar to adjust to your personal taste. Blanch the marinated chicken slices in some oil. Drain and set aside.
  3. Heat up a skillet with some oil, stirring the ginger until fragrant. Add in carrots and peas. Pour in the grapefruit juice. Return the chicken to the skillet and dish off after boiled.

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6 comments:

Travis Ingersoll 26/10/08 21:21

This is a super cool recipe! I absolutely love the presentation. Great picture too. Thanks for sharing:)

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Angie 26/10/08 21:39

Travis Ingersoll, Thank you for your kind words and encouragement!

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Travis Ingersoll 27/10/08 03:30

Your very welcome! I think it's important to show appreciation of another's art:) And yes, bad acid problems is a symptom, but there are many more. For a good description of quite a few, read "My Story" located on the left side of my blog at Travsgoneglutenfree. Some of its a big graphic, since it documents my journey to becoming diagnosed with Celiac Disease, however, it's a good educational piece.

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alexander 27/10/08 03:41

Great looking recipe. I'm going to try it out this week. I'll let you know how it goes!

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Regina 27/10/08 04:29

Wow! How original! I NEVER would have thought to put soup in a grapefruit! Thanks for sharing!

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Angie 27/10/08 06:47

Travis, I always thought it has something to do with my stomach ulcer. I am going to read Your Story through thoroughly.
Alexander, Regina, Thank you. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. :-))
Try to avoid taking off too much flesh as the pith has a very bitter taste and that could damage the soup and the worst of all, your appetite.

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