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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 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
23 min.40 min.1 hour 3 min.
Preservation: Only a few minutes once coated and cooked, but a few days in the fridge beforehand.
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Step by step recipe

1 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #1Cut 300 g chicken breast into individual portions (one per person). 5 min.
2 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #2Put some water in a saucepan on low heat and add 1 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).
15 min.
3 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #3Drain the chicken breasts and set aside. 2 min.
4 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #4Bring a pan of salted water to the boil and add the shelled peas.

Cook until just tender (about 5 mintues).
10 min.
5 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #5Drain and cool quickly under cold, running water. 1 min.
6 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #6Chop the parsley, then prepare and chop 30 g onion. 5 min.
7 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #7Melt 30 g butter in a pan, then add the onion, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes. 5 min.
8 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #8Add the peas and chopped parsley. Mix well and leave on low heat to reheat. 5 min.
9 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #9Meanwhile, brush the chicken breasts all over with beaten egg yolk, then salt and pepper them. 5 min.
10 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #10Roll the chicken breasts in a plate containing 30 g instant mashed-potato powder to coat them well. 5 min.
11 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #11Pour 4 tablespoons oil into a frying pan on high heat. When hot, fry the chicken breasts until golden brown on all sides. 5 min.
12 Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #12Serve 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

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
158078 gr63 gr113 gr
79 %30 %6 %17 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
20310 gr8 gr14 gr
10 %4 %1 %2 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
39419 gr15 gr28 gr
20 %8 %1 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 6.70 €
Per person : 1.68 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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