Summer-in-winter chicken

Summer-in-winter chicken

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Cooking time

Ready in 25 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Chicken for all seasons

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
262
protein
37g
carbs
2g
fat
12g
saturates
5g
fibre
1g
sugar
0g
salt
0.37g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 200g pack cherry tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp pesto
  • 3 tbsp crème fraîche (half fat is fine)
  • fresh basil, if you have it

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Method

  1. Heat the oil in a frying pan, preferably non-stick. Add the chicken and fry without moving it until it takes on a bit of colour. Turn the chicken and cook on the other side. Continue cooking for 12-15 mins until the chicken is cooked through. Season all over with a little salt and pepper.
  2. Halve the tomatoes and throw them into the pan, stirring them around for a couple of minutes until they start to soften. Reduce the heat and stir in the pesto and crème fraîche until it makes a sauce. Scatter with a few basil leaves if you have them, then serve with rice and salad or mash and broccoli.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2005

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ele-lucy's picture

The sauce for this was lovely (and i used 1/2 fat crème fraîche). I will definately be making again.

chappers_chappess's picture

Delicious!!

Very easy, very tasty, very good!!!

tjohnston's picture
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quick and easy, I also add about 1/4 bottle of white wine, Parmigiano Reggiano, tear up some salad leaves like rocket/watercress & maybe some chilli/garlic flakes. Also don't use the pesto.

wendyr's picture

Amazingly delicious, so easy and quick, full of flavour, its mouth watering. It gets top marks from us, we love it.

joanne.webb's picture
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This was really great and I have made this on several occasions, it's a regular in my house, my partner loved it also, but he isn't difficult to please.

ziggy1's picture
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It amazing. Sooooo.....delious i could have it everyday.When my mum says to me what shall i prepare for next weeks dinner i always say Summer into Winter Chicken.

foxrocks's picture
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Lovely recipe, a real midweek favourite. Goes well with mash at this time of year, or even better with roast potatoes (if you can be bothered to wait long enough to cook them, that is).

pirons's picture
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Really straight forward to do and the taste is great. Will definitely do again.

nicolerobinson's picture
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Very easy to make....simple but tasty

centauri93's picture
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Great, simple dinner for when you want something warm and tasty in a hurry after work

loustar14's picture
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This has become a firm favourite in our household. Really easy to make and the kids love it!!

dandelion722's picture
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Great quick and easy dish

jakward's picture
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A friend made this for me over the weekend and it was absolutely delicious - I'm planning to make it for other friends this weekend.

jakward's picture
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A friend made this for me over the weekend and it was absolutely delicious - I'm planning to make it for other friends this weekend.

jasper1's picture
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This recipe is so easy to do and very quick. One of my kids favouite.

tphotiou's picture

Great recioe - quick and easy and full of flavour. I think next time I would grill the chicken first and then transfer to a pan to make the sauce. I love the idea above about adding chilli flakes for an extra kick - fab!!

anneyakka's picture
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I've made this loads of times. it's quick, easy, & delicious. Always goes down well with family & friends. Sometimes I add some chilli flakes for a background kick.

beckie's picture
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Quick and easy - have made over and over again! Would recommend!!

thepauls's picture

Easy to make and very tasty

emmajane1304's picture
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This is so very simple and delicious I'll definately be making it again - even my mother in law asked for the recipe!

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