baby chicken recipe

Corn-Fed Chicken Recipe

CORN-FED BABY CHICKEN – juicy, flavorful, tender and delicious recipe. This grilled chicken dish has marinated with chicken, garlic, lemon juice, parsley, olive oil and seasonings – it’s easy to prepare and perfect for weeknight dinners or any occasion.

Pair it with your favourite side dishes such as mashed potatoes, sweet potato fries or baked veggies! You can also use the leftovers on top of a beans salad or in sprouts.

Corn fed baby chicken

The corn-fed baby chicken recipe is a variation of the usual grilled or baked chicken.

Grilled corn-fed chicken is a delicious dish that is healthy, hearty, and full of flavour. It’s easy to prepare and perfect for weeknight dinners or any occasion.

The fresh thyme leaves give it that extra flavour that makes it stand out from other chicken recipes like chicken marsala, easy roasted chicken, chicken stew, and Moroccan chicken with olives.

About corn-fed baby chicken

Those chickens are less than the age of 27 days at slaughter, and they should be weighted 400 to 500 gm but not above 750 gm.

baby chicken

Corn-fed chicken is often raised in a CAFO (Concentrated animal feeding operation) farm. There, they can not roam freely or graze on foods that are natural for them to eat, so instead of this, they are fed corn, barley, rice, wheat, and soya.

It is always better to have a good recipe for corn-fed chicken dishes because it gives crispy skin and succulent meat.

Why Should Start Cooking With Baby Chickens?

The term Corn-fed refers to a chicken that has been fed corn primarily as its main diet.

The idea of cooking with baby chickens might be offputting to some people. But in reality, these tiny birds are the perfect size for most kitchens and can cook in under an hour.

The taste is incomparable to the older chickens. Cooking recipe with corn-fed baby chicken is also sustainable.

Baby chickens also taste better because they have less fat marbling running through their meat.

1. It can cook quickly and easily.
2. Baby chickens are easier for people who have difficulty chewing. If you have dentures, you should try cooking with baby chickens.
3. Baby chickens provide more nutrition than older versions. 

Ways to cook

There are many ways to cook corn-fed baby chicken recipes, which is very easy for anyone to do.

1. Roast the chicken in the oven at 400 degrees Fahrenheit until it’s cooked through, about 20 minutes.

2. Grill over medium-high heat for 10 minutes per side, or until cooked through.

3. Sear in a skillet with olive oil, butter, or ghee until browned and cooked through, about 5 minutes per side.

4. Casserole – bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes.

5. Boil – Simmer gently in water with salt and butter (or ghee) for 10-12 minutes.

Best sauces for a corn-fed chicken recipe

The choice of the sauce really depends on the individual tastes of people who are going to make a corn-fed chicken recipe.

Some people like to have it with a simple yellow pepper sauce while others might want something more elaborate such as horseradish mustard or béarnaise.

  1. Sweet mango salsa
  2. Roasted yellow pepper sauce
  3. Honey mustard sauce
  4. Tomato pepper sauce
  5. Roasted pimento sauce
  6. Caramelized onion puree sauce
  7. Melted Brie cheese dip
  8. Beetroot puree sauce

Recipe And Nutrients



Marinated chicken breast, grilled, and served the salsa

Recipe by Biraj Kumar
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Course: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 2 no Baby chicken breast

  • Bell pepper

  • Blanched vegetable (side dish)

  • 1/2 tbsp Chopped garlic

  • 1/4 tbsp Grated lemon zest

  • 1/2 tbsp Honey

  • 1/2 tbsp Lemon juice

  • Salt as required

  • Crushed pepper

  • 1/2 tbsp Mustard sauce


  • Marinate the bell pepper with olive oil and salt, roast in the oven at 174 degrees for 12 minutes. When done, remove from oven and keep aside to cool.
  • Remove the skin and roughly chop them. In a mixing bowl, add honey, lemon juice, salt, crushed pepper, and olive oil mix well with chopped bell pepper. Keep in a sauce bowl.
  • Take chicken breast in a large bowl and marinate with olive oil, salt, crushed pepper, chopped garlic, lemon zest, honey, and Dijon mustard. Leave it for 10 minutes.

  • Saute the blanched vegetable by adding garlic, salt, and pepper.
  • Grill over medium-high heat for 10 minutes per side, or until cooked through.
  • Place on a serving plate. Served hot with sweet pepper salsa.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size1 servings

  • Amount Per ServingCalories300
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 10.5g 17%
    • Cholesterol 64mg 22%
    • Sodium 859mg 36%
    • Potassium 397mg 12%
    • Total Carbohydrate 26.9g 9%
      • Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%
      • Sugars 8.7g
    • Protein 26.5g 53%

    • Calcium 1%
    • Iron 3%

    * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

    Biraj Kumar

    My food blog is all about cooking, food, and healthy living. You’ll find recipes for every meal of the day and tips for new recipes Ideas.

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