Parmesan spring chicken

Parmesan spring chicken

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Prep: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
Full of spring flavours, the Parmesan coating gives a satisfying crunch and the meat stays tender

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal339
  • fat11g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs20g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre3g
  • protein42g
  • salt0.53g
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Ingredients

  • 1 egg white
  • 5 tbsp finely grated Parmesan

    Parmesan

    parm-ee-zan

    Parmesan is a straw-coloured hard cheese with a natural yellow rind and rich, fruity flavour. It…

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 400g new potato, cut into small cubes

    New potatoes

    n-ew po-tate-oes

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

  • 140g frozen pea
  • good handful baby spinach leaves
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

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

Method

  1. Heat grill to medium and line the grill pan with foil. Beat the egg white on a plate with a little salt and pepper. Tip the Parmesan onto another plate. Dip the chicken first in egg white, then the cheese. Grill the coated chicken for 10-12 mins, turning once until browned and crisp.

  2. Meanwhile, boil the potatoes for 10 mins, adding the peas for the final 3 mins, then drain. Toss the vegetables with the spinach leaves, vinegar, oil and seasoning to taste. Divide between four warm plates, then serve with the chicken.

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Comments (132)

pnutjones's picture
5

A really fresh tasting meal. Very simple to do.

leannemcalpine's picture
5

Really enjoyed this, just made the chicken. It was so easy t do & the kids loved it. Will definitely make again

daisydragonfly's picture
5

Delicious, quick and easy. Will definitely make again - a great midweek meal!

hannah_somerville's picture
5

Just made this! Really nice and so easy. The chicken took a little longer than it said here but stayed moist and was well worth the wait - parmesan topping was delicious. Will definitely be making this again!

Tracey.'s picture
5

B E A UTIFUL will make again an again an again

kevan321's picture
5

Tasted fantastic, I was really surprised by just how good it was (I had 2nds then 3rds!). I found that I needed a fair amount more parmesan than it says.

Will defintely do this one again. Really fresh flavour the white wine vinegar with the potatoes and salad makes all the difference.

twigletshopping's picture
5

Lovely though not particularly filling. Though being a fairly healthy dish a large dessert was in order :-)

bengalcat's picture
4

I was concerned at how tastey this would be as the salad contained only a few ingredients, but it was delish! The chicken was really flavoursome and the salad really complimented it. Will certainly be making again soon.

samphire's picture
5

Really lovely recipe. I chopped up some smoked back bacon , crisped it up in some olive oil and stirred it in at the same time as the potaoes and peas with a finely chopped spring onion which was really good. Definately making it again

amp1043's picture
5

One of my favourites. I find it easier to make with two egg whites and I use more than five spoonfuls of parmesan. It takes longer to make than twenty minutes but it's well worth it. Do yourself a favour - make this!

missis's picture
5

Very nice, especially on a warm summer evening.

hazelk2909's picture
5

forgot to rate

hazelk2909's picture
5

I have just made this for me and my partner and it was absolutely gorgeous we really enjoyed it and will definitely make it regularly. The chicken stayed nice and moist and the parmesan browned nicely. I served it with garlic and herb potatoes and veg. I made my 2 fussy kids something different but they tasted it and loved it so next time i will make some for them

josp74's picture
4

I made this for 2 and did find that by dipping the chicken in the cheese it pretty much used it all up so think I'll scatter it on next time! However this was so simple and tasty, and excellent on such a warm night. We will be having this again.

PS - used mange tout instead of the peas.

cocovanilla's picture
3

This was just okay.. chicken was moist but the cheese stuck to the foil so I ended up with just plain chicken. The salad was ok, but nothing special. Not a favorite..

janekirkwood's picture
5

Very succulent and tasty. Would definitely cook again - kids asked for more - always a bonus!

lisacoppen's picture

One of the easiest and tastiest recipes I have made. YUM YUM :)

lindenfaerie's picture
5

I cooked this dish for my 90 year old mother who normally eats very bland food - she loved it, couldn't believe how light it was and commented on the lovely spring/summer 'colours' on her plate! It was very quick to make and my sisters are all requesting copies of 'mum's favourite dish'!

eileenjb56's picture

Very tasty. Will use again

bawlerd's picture

i fried off the potatoes in a little garlic oil and really made the texture better although not as healthy! all in all a yummy dish.

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