What to cook in a double boiler?
Dishes cooked in a double boiler have a special taste and are rich in vitamins, because in the process of cooking all the nutrients and vitamins remain and you get healthy food. In addition, it saves your time. In a double boiler, you can cook diet meals, if you, for example, on a diet.
Recipes in a double boiler
What to cook in a double boiler? Yes, anything! In a steamer cooked vegetables, meat dishes, fish, side dishes (for example, you can cook rice in a steamer). In general, everything that we prepare every day is only used by another method of heat treatment - hot steaming.
Let us consider in more detail what can be cooked in a double boiler.
Cooking fish in a double boiler. Fillet of any fish that you like, wash, salt, wipe with lemon juice and olive oil. Now place the fish in one layer in the first compartment of the double boiler, put parsley on top. In the second compartment we will prepare a garnish for the fish. Take any different vegetables (carrots, cabbage, broccoli, green peas are well combined), put them in a steamer. Cook for 30 minutes.
Cooking chicken in a double boiler. Grate chicken legs with salt and sprinkle with dried dill and parsley. Leave 20-30 minutes like this. Then put in a double boiler, on top cover with onion rings. Cook 40 minutes. The chicken turns juicy and fragrant.
How to cook manti in a double boiler? Along the meat with the onions, scroll through the meat grinder, add salt and black pepper, mix thoroughly again and pour half a glass of water into the minced meat (for juice to appear during cooking). Now prepare the dough. Mix 5 cups of flour with a glass of fresh kefir. After getting a smooth and soft dough, add another glass of flour to it. Then the dough should be rolled to a thickness of 1.5-2 mm. and cut into squares. In each box put a tablespoon of minced meat and glue the opposite ends. Ready manti put in a double boiler and cook 40 minutes. Before serving, I advise you to sprinkle with fresh herbs.
How to cook burgers in a double boiler? To make cutlets, you will need a pound of beef, 100 grams of cheese, 0.5 cups of fresh milk, a yolk of one egg, 3 tbsp. spoons of butter, salt, pepper and white bread. Soak the bread in milk, then go through the meat grinder together with the meat.Then we add egg yolk, pepper, salt and butter to the already cooked mince, everything must be thoroughly mixed. Minced meat is divided into flat cakes, then, putting cheese inside. Then fold each cake in half. Put the burgers in a double boiler, and after 25 minutes they are cooked. Sprinkle with fresh herbs before serving.
How to cook zucchini in a double boiler? For this diet and low-calorie dishes, we need young zucchini, onions, carrots, garlic, salt and greens. Squash cut rings about a centimeter thick. Put zucchini on the bottom of a double boiler, put carrots, garlic, herbs and spices on top, salt it. Please note that all other vegetables, except zucchini, are not cut. Cook in stew mode for one hour.
These different dishes can be cooked in a double boiler. To many, such food seems unusual and tasteless, and, having tried once, they return to fried and baked food. And some completely switch to cooking in a double boiler. Try it and you!