Chicken

Butterflied chicken with leeks and feta

So this was another of the Hello Fresh recipes, and again I was really impressed by it. Baby Blip ate a good big piece of chicken, with the leeks and feta. He also tried the tomatoes and potatoes. I must admit that a whole chicken breast was too much for me, but half seemed a bit too little. The husband did eat the whole chicken breast but even he thought that was too much.

With the ½ chicken breast I had left and the rest of the potatoes and tomatoes I made it into an even nicer dish the following day, and this is how I would make it again. I fried the leftofver potatoes, with garlic and a bit of rosemary. Then served it with some olives on the side, a lovely salad would also be good.

The recipe is below, however, I would recommend that after the potatoes has been boiled you fry them in a tbsp of Olive oil with a finely sliced garlic and one sprig of rosemary. You can still add the mint. And definitely needs either olives or a portion of salad on the side in my opinion!

 

 Ingredients:

Enough baby potatoes for 2 people

1 leek

1 small punnet cherry tomatoes (approx 150 g)

1 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

2 chicken breast

100g feta

2 tbsp mint

Salt/pepper to taste

Method 

  1. Cut the potatoes into wedges, put aside
  2.  Half all tomatoes, place in bowl with vinegar, 1/2 tbsp olive oil, pinch of salt/pepper
  3.  Finely slice the leeks, place in non stick pan with 1/2 tbsp olive oil. Cook gently for 10 min
  4.  Boil potatoes, drain when cooked.
  5.  Finely chop mint, set a side
  6. Butterfly chicken then drizzle olive oil over and season with salt/pepper. Put on baking tray and under grill for 5 min on high heat
  7. Take out, turn chicken. Add tomatoes, place around chicken and add all juice to roasting pan. Grill until no longer pink.
  8. Mix crumbled feta to leeks. Add it on top off the chicken and give it another min in oven.
  9. Combine mint with potatoes; add tomatoes and the liquid from roasting pan.

Bon Appetite

Costing: I haven’t put the costings on as I did get it through hello fresh.

 

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