Chicken Basque

  Savour the rich flavors of Spanish chicken with chili and paprika. Ingredients (serves 4) 1½ tbs olive oil 8 skinless chicken thigh cutlets 1 onion, halved, thinly sliced 1 red bell pepper (capsicum), seeded, thinly sliced 2 long fresh green chilies, seeded, thinly sliced diagonally 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tsp paprika 400g…

Chicken Cacciatore (Hunter Style Chicken)

Ingredients (serves 4-6) One 1,5kg chicken, cut into pieces 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 cup thinly sliced onions 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced Salt and freshly ground pepper 1/3 cup white wine 2 cups peeled and chopped, firm ripe tomatoes (or canned plum tomatoes in their juice) Method Rinse chicken and pat dry.…

Chicken Provencale

Ingredients (serves 4) 1 red bell pepper (capsicum), quartered, deseeded, 1 yellow bell pepper (capsicum), quartered, deseeded 1 tbs olive oil 1.5kg chicken thigh pieces, excess fat trimmed 2 brown onions, halved, cut into wedges 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 125ml (½ cup) white wine 1 x 660ml btl passata (tomato pasta sauce) 250ml (1…

Baked Moroccan chicken and rice

Ingredients (serves 4) ¼ cup apricot jam 1½ tablespoons Moroccan seasoning 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 tablespoon olive oil 500g chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, cut into 3cm pieces 2 cups brown rice, rinsed 1 brown onion, thinly sliced 1 large tomato, roughly chopped ½ cup frozen peas 2¼ cups salt-reduced chicken stock 1 lemon, juiced…

Barbecued chicken with Greek salad

Full of Mediterranean flavors, this easy chicken dish is perfect for a relaxed weeknight dinner. Ingredients 2 tablespoons plain yogurt 1 lemon, juiced 1 tablespoon Greek seasoning 2 tablespoons mint leaves, finely chopped 500g chicken fillets Olive oil cooking spray 100g baby spinach 100g roasted bell pepper (capsicum), sliced 1 Lebanese cucumber, roughly chopped 1 cup coriander…

Grilled chicken with cauliflower and chickpea salad

Ingredients (4 servings) 500g cauliflower florets, quartered 400g can chickpeas, drained, rinsed 2 tablespoons olive oil Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon ½ red onion, finely chopped 2 tablespoons chopped flat-leaf parsley Olive oil spray 850g chicken fillets Method Blanch the cauliflower in a saucepan of boiling salted water for 1-2 minutes until just…

Lemon chicken with olives

Ingredients ( 8 servings) 1.2kg chicken thigh fillets, trimmed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 brown onion, halved, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, sliced 400g can diced tomatoes 1 small lemon, sliced 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 teaspoons fresh oregano leaves 1 cup (180g) pitted kalamata olives Method Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil…

Balsamic chicken with 4 bean salad

Ingredients (4 servings) ±750g chicken fillets 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 420g can 4 bean mix, drained, rinsed 250g Tuscan herb mix 100g baby spinach Method Place chicken in a shallow dish. Add balsamic vinegar and olive oil and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in fridge for 15 mins. Heat a…

Braised chicken with olives & capers

Ingredients (serve 4) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1.6kg whole chicken, cut into 8 pieces 8 French shallots, peeled 250ml (1 cup) dry sherry (optional) 250ml (1 cup) chicken stock 175g (1 cup) kalamata olives 2 tablespoons drained capers, chopped 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon sweet paprika 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1 teaspoon…

Tuscan chicken

Ingredients (serve 4) 2 punnet grape tomatoes 1 red capsicum, seeded, sliced ¾ cup olives ½ lemon, juiced 4 small chicken breast fillets 2 tablespoons olive oil Method Preheat oven to moderate, 180C. In a bowl, combine the tomatoes, capsicum, olives, lemon juice and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a…