Chicken with smashed peas and broad beans

Chicken with smashed peas and broad beans

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • Carb Conscious Fat conscious Health conscious Heart friendly
  • 15 minutes
  • 10 minutes
  • Hartenberg Chardonnay
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  • 160 g fresh peas
  • 160 broad beans, shelled
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 t fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 free-range chicken breasts
  • crushed pink peppercorns, to garnish
  • mint, to garnish

Cooking Instructions

Blanch the peas and broad beans. Using a fork, gently mash the peas and beans with the olive oil, mint and lemon juice. Season to taste.

Place the chicken breasts in a sieve and suspend over a saucepan of simmering water. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes, turn and cook for a further 5 minutes.

To serve, place the peas in a bowl, slice the chicken breasts into pieces and place on top of the peas. Sprinkle with peppercorns and mint.


Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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