Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Spring chicken in a pot - How to make Spring chicken in a pot

The Chicken Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious chicken recipes) invites you to try Spring chicken in a pot Recipe. Enjoy our collection of quick & easy recipes and learn how to make Spring chicken in a pot.

Casseroles aren't just for winter - this light, vibrant one-pot is packed with spring veg and herby pesto

Serves 4
Prep 20 mins
Cook 45 mins
Low-fat, Super healthy


1 tbsp olive oil
1 onion , chopped
500g boneless, skinless chicken thighs
300g small new potatoes
425ml low-salt vegetable stock (such as Kallo low-salt vegetable stock cubes)
350g broccoli , cut into small florets
350g spring greens , shredded
140g petits pois
bunch spring onion , sliced
2 tbsp pesto


Heat the oil in a large, heavy pan. Add the onion, gently fry for 5 mins until softened, add the chicken, then fry until lightly coloured. Add the potatoes, stock and plenty of freshly ground black pepper, then bring to the boil. Cover, then simmer for 30 mins until the potatoes are tender and the chicken is cooked. Can be frozen at this point.

Add the broccoli, spring greens, petit pois and spring onions, stir well, then return to the boil. Cover, then cook for 5 mins more, stir in the pesto and heat through.

Nutrition per serving

339 kcalories, protein 36g, carbohydrate 27g, fat 10 g, saturated fat 3g, fibre 8g, sugar 12g, salt 0.5 g

Recipe from Good Food magazine, April 2009. 

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