Summer chicken one-pot

Summer chicken one-pot

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(37 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 40 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Our June cover star is a lovely, light dish ideal for al fresco dining

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal701
  • fat35g
  • saturates16g
  • carbs38g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre6g
  • protein61g
  • salt2.44g
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Ingredients

  • 8 chicken thighs
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 8 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
  • 400ml stock
  • 500g bag baby new potatoes, halved
    New potatoes

    New potatoes

    n-ew po-tate-oes

    New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…

  • 200g pack full fat soft cheese
  • 200g broad beans, podded
    Broad beans

    Broad bean

    braw-d be-en

    A member of the legume family, broad beans are pretty hardy and adaptable - they grow in most…

  • 200g sweetcorn (frozen, fresh or from a can)
    Sweetcorn

    Sweetcorn

    sw-eet corn

    Also known as corn on the cob, sweetcorn is composed of rows of tightly packed golden yellow…

  • 200g cherry tomatoes, halved

Method

  1. Dust the chicken in the flour and some seasoning. Heat the oil in a lidded pan and brown the chicken, in batches if needed, then transfer to a plate. Throw in the bacon and fry for 5 mins, until crisp.

  2. Return the chicken to the pan. Add the stock, cover and simmer for 30 mins, adding the potatoes after 10 mins, until the chicken is cooked and the potatoes are tender.

  3. Stir in cheese, then the rest of the vegetables and some seasoning. Simmer for 5 mins more, uncovered, then serve.

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Comments (45)

alfresco's picture

Absolutely gorgeous. Made this the other night works well with chicken breasts they came out lovely and tender and not so fiddly.

molnymoo's picture
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I went for a less fattening version of this and removed the bacon and using 75% less fat soft cheese. Tasted absolutely delicious with a bit of rocket but felt that that bit more than 400ml of stock was needed.

rozmorgan's picture
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Boyfriend just made this for tea. We used chicken legs rather than thighs and didn't put in any tomatoes because we don't like them. Even with these changes it was delicious. I would certainly make it again. I felt the veg made it a light, summery dish and it was completely moreish. My boyfriend also really liked this dish.

florence100's picture
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I've made the summer chicken one pot twice now. The second time I only used a tablespoonful of cream cheese, it was much improved as we found it too rich with the 200g. I also substituted the broad beans for soya beans. Very nice, this recipe will go on my binder!

lilymayrose's picture
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Just cooked this, followed the recipe exactly - even used chicken thighs (not a favourite in this house). The finished meal was incredibly rich and really didn't need a whole 200g of cream cheese, also the skin on the thighs was very soggy after being simmered, and unpalatable. I'd cook this again but substitute chicken breast (re *tip*), add more tomatoes and use 100g of a lower fat cream cheese.

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