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Solo: Chicken, Greens & Mash

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Solo: Chicken, Greens & Mash

Creamy chicken and Swiss chard, with fluffy mashed potatoes and a sprinkle of lemon zest.




Ingredients to serve 1

  • 1 x potato – peel & cut into cubes (1cm)
  • ¼ x lemon
  • 125g x chicken fillets
  • ¾ tsp x Garlic Spice Blend
  • ¼ tsp x chilli flakes (optional)
  • ¼ x onion – peel & chop finely
  • ½ clove x garlic – peel, grate finely & chop
  • 65ml x cream
  • 75g x Swiss chard – slice into strips (2cm)
  • milk (from your pantry)
  • butter (from your pantry)
  • salt & black pepper (from your pantry)
  • olive oil (from your pantry)

Method

Step 1

Preparation: Prepare all ingredients as indicated above. Boil the kettle.

Step 2

Potato: Place a large saucepan on a medium-high heat, pour in the boiling water with a little salt. Add the cubed potato and cook for about 15 minutes until soft. Drain, add a few splashes of milk, a knob of butter, salt and pepper to taste and mash well. Keep warm.

Step 3

Lemon: Using the fine side of a box grater, grate the peel of the lemon to create zest. Then cut the rest of the lemon into wedges. Set aside.

Step 4

Chicken: Coat the chicken fillets in olive oil, the Garlic Spice Blend and chilli flakes (optional) and season with salt and pepper. Place a large frying pan on medium-high heat and brown the chicken fillets for 2 minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Step 5

Chicken mix: Using the same pan you used for the chicken, add a drizzle of olive oil and cook the onion with a little salt for 5 minutes. Then add the garlic and cook for 1 minute before placing the chicken back into the pan and cooking it for another minute. Add the cream and cook for 3 minutes until the cream has reduced and the chicken has cooked through. Add the Swiss chard and cook for 1 minute until wilted. If your pan is too small, cook the Swiss chard in a separate pan for 1 minute until wilted, then mix it through the chicken mix. Squeeze in lemon juice to taste and HALF the lemon zest.

Step 6

Serve the creamy chicken and Swiss chard on top of the mashed potato, sprinkle over the REST of the lemon zest.