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.
94,6264.9/5 for 20 ratings
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Last modified on: August 26th 2012

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
23 min.40 min.1 hour 3 min.
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 300 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 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).

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.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #4
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.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #5
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 30 g onion.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #7
Melt 30 g butter in a pan, then add the onion, salt and pepper. Cook for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #8
Add the peas and chopped parsley. Mix well and leave on low heat to reheat.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #9
Meanwhile, brush the chicken breasts all over with beaten egg yolk, then salt and pepper them.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #10
Roll the chicken breasts in a plate containing 30 g instant mashed-potato powder to coat them well.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #11
Pour 4 tablespoons oil into a frying pan on high heat. When hot, fry the chicken breasts until golden brown on all sides.

Stage 12
Chicken breasts in a potato crust : Photo of step #12
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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,580 Kcal or 6,615 Kj78 gr63 gr113 gr
79 %30 %6 %17 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
203 Kcal or 850 Kj10 gr8 gr14 gr
10 %4 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
395 Kcal or 1,654 Kj20 gr16 gr28 gr
20 %8 %1 %4 %
% 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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