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How to make Pan-seared Chicken

By Chef MERAJUDDIN ANSARI
November 30, 2020 13:09 IST
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Craving for comfort food? Here's a recipe you can enjoy as you snuggle under your blanket.

The recipe has been shared by Executive Chef Merajuddin Ansari of Four Points by Sheraton, Navi Mumbai.

Pan-seared Chicken

Ingredient

  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbsp onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 large chicken breast
  • 500 ml chicken stock
  • 1 slice bread, cut into cubes
  • 2 large handfuls of spinach, shredded
  • 4 green beans, trimmed, halved and cut into chunky pieces
  • 40 gm fresh or frozen peas
  • 400 gm borlotti beans, drained and rinsed (This is optional. You can choose any green vegetable as per your liking.)

Method

  • Heat oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas.
  • Heat 1 tsp of the oil in a pan and brown the chicken.
    Remove from flame.
  • Bring the stock to a boil in the same pan.
    Add the chicken and cook for 5 minutes.
    Turn off the heat and cover with a lid.
    Let it stand for 30 minutes.
  • Put the bread cubes on a baking tray.
    Drizzle with oil, some salt and parmesan.
    Bake for 6 minutes until crunchy and golden.
    Remove and scrape off the bread onto a plate.
  • Remove the chicken from the pan and slice it.
    Take a pan and saute onion, garlic, spinach, blanched beans, green peas and boiled borlotti beans.Cook for 5 minutes.
    Add chicken stock to the vegetables and cook for 1 minute.
    Heat everything through, then pour into bowls on top of chicken or you can put on the base.

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