Grilled Chicken with Fermented Lemon-Jalapeno Salsa & Lemony Mayo

This is the most satisfying combo ever! And every bit is filled with cultured goodness.
All based on our Lemon & Jalapeno Ferment recipe. This dish has several steps, but it's really easy and well worth the effect.

Ingredients

(serves 4 - 6)

For the chicken:
2 whole chicken thighs
2 whole chicken breast
1 cup brine from Lemon & Jalapeno Ferment
1 fermented lemon from Lemon & Jalapeno Ferment, the flesh only
  (Save rind for the Lemony Mayo)

1. Place the chicken pieces in a container and pour in the brine.
2. Cover, and store in the fridge to marinade for 24 - 36 hours.3. When ready, lift the chicken pieces out and pat dry. Discard the brine.
4. Cook chicken pieces on a grill or roast in the oven until the internal
      temperature reaches 165 degrees fahrenheit.

Cut the flesh away from the rind. Add flesh to the marinade. Save rind for the Lemony Mayo.

Cut the flesh away from the rind. Add flesh to the marinade. Save rind for the Lemony Mayo.

3. When ready, lift the chicken pieces out and pat dry. Discard the brine.
4. Cook chicken pieces on a grill or roast in the oven until the internal
      temperature reaches 165 degrees fahrenheit.

For the Salsa:
2 whole fermented lemons from Lemon & Jalapeno Ferment
1 whole fermented jalapeno from Lemon & Jalapeno Ferment
3 whole fermented pearl onions from Lemon & Jalapeno Ferment
2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1. Finely dice the fermented ingredients and place into a bowl.
   (If you are a whimp with jalapeno peppers, remove the seeds.)
2. Add in olive oil and mix well.

For the Lemony Mayo:
Rind from 2 fermented lemons from the Lemon & Jalapeno Ferment
2 Tablespoons fermented brine from the Lemon & Jalapeno Ferment
1 clove raw garlic, peeled and mashed
1/2 teaspoon honey
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

1. Place the first 4 ingredients into a blender and pulse a few times until mushy.
2. With the motor running on low, slowly drizzle in the olive oil until a mayonnaise-like mixture is formed.
   (You may need to add in a little more olive to achieve a smooth consistency.)

That's it! Now you can assemble your very own cultured dinner. And if you want to make that cocktail,
click HERE.

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