roasted balsamic radicchio with chicken
minor tweaking of
` 1-2 pounds chicken breast
and marinated in balsamic vinegar and olive oil, with
bit of salt, pepper & garlic powder)
` two heads radicchio
` (ideally fresh)
` garlic (slivered or powder)
` toasted sesame seeds
` olive oil
stuff in bottles
awesome tasting balsamic vinegar,
or a balsamic reduction
1.) Pre-heat oven
2.) Quarter a head of radicchio; drizzle with olive oil,
and sprinkle over with sea salt, pepper, slivered garlic
or a bit of garlic powder, and thyme.
3.) Roast for 12 minutes; turn and continue for another
4.) While your radicchio is roasting, grill up your
5.) Remove the radicchio and cut it and your chicken up
into bit sized pieces. Combine and toss together.
I usually add some more fresh thyme and sesame seeds.
6.) Drizzle to taste with a very good balsamic vinegar.
If you don't have balsamic that's so good you'd lick
spills up off the floor, you can concentrate the flavor
by making a reduction: put your balsamic in a pot and
reduce till thick and syrupy. The flavor should be bold
This recipe is crazy awesome with medium rare venison
backstraps. You can also grill up portabellas or
shiitakes instead of using chicken. But the
bitterness of the radicchio is the star of this recipe -
I like making it simple without much else added so I can