Parmesan spring chicken

Parmesan spring chicken

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Prep: 10 mins


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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  • 1 egg white
  • 5 tbsp finely grated Parmesan



    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…


  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)

joannapeart's picture

I cooked this at the weekend, it was really easy to do - chicken was very tasty, so tasty I'm going to do it again tonight!!

jo.ashmead's picture

Delicious and very easy to make. With just a small effort, a simple grilled chicken breast seems much more impressive - and the salad is a perfect complement.

issie1414's picture

Loved this one, so so easy and quick to do and tasted really good with the parmesan. All store cupboard and freezer items.

The chicken was so tender and tasty and crispy

I served it with new baby potato and white asparagus with drizzle of olive oil, parmesan shaved curls and a slice of lemon.

It is on my list of do again, Family loved it.

ikatie's picture

Just did the chicken and fried and added to a ceaser salad - lovely and quick!

tracyann's picture

A family favourite. It was so quick and easy. I would eat the spinach salad with other dishes too.

suesfilesparkie's picture

looking forward to making it it sounds grate

suesfilesparkie's picture

looking forward to making it it sounds grate

therobynem's picture

Delicious, will certainly make this again.

julietfarquhar's picture

I loved this light and tasty meal.

ilovefoodandme's picture

i was on a low budget after a day out clothes shopping so i just used a little bit less of some mild cheddar instead of parmesan and it tasted great!!!!

lburey's picture

I have made this and will make it again. I added sweetcorn and asparagus to the veg

marinagarside's picture

Delicious! A quick evening meal, really fresh and tasty. Will certainly be on my weeknight choices list in future.


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