Chicken breasts in a potato crust


Chicken breasts in a potato crust
In this recipe, instant mashed potato powder is used to give an original crusty coating to the chicken breasts. These are fried and served with peas.
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Last modified on: August 26th 2012

For 2 people, you will need:

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Keeping: Only a few minutes once coated and cooked, but a few days in the fridge beforehand. .
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #1
Cut 150 g chicken breast into individual portions (one per person).

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #2
Put some water in a saucepan on low heat and add ½ chicken stock cube.

When the stock cube has dissolved, add the chicken breasts and simmer until they are just cooked (about 10 minutes).

It is important to cook the chicken gently to avoid it drying out. Use a thermometer, if you can, and stop cooking when the centre of the chicken reaches 65°C (149°F).

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #3
Drain the chicken breasts and set aside.

Stage 4 - 10 min.
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Bring a pan of salted water to the boil and add the shelled peas.

Cook until just tender (about 5 mintues).

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Drain and cool quickly under cold, running water.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #6
Chop the parsley, then prepare and chop 15 g onion.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #7
Melt 15 g butter in a pan, then add the onion, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
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Add the peas and chopped parsley. Mix well and leave on low heat to reheat.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Meanwhile, brush the chicken breasts all over with beaten egg yolk, then salt and pepper them.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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Roll the chicken breasts in a plate containing 15 g instant mashed-potato powder to coat them well.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
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Pour 2 tablespoons oil into a frying pan on high heat. When hot, fry the chicken breasts until golden brown on all sides.

Stage 12
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Serve the chicken and peas without delay.

Remarks

If you would like a thicker crust, you can coat the chicken with beaten egg a second time, then roll it in the plate of potato powder again.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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