Summer chicken one-pot

Summer chicken one-pot

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(38 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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claireriches
28th Jan, 2012
5.05
I make this recipe quite often but as we are vegetarian I use quorn fillets instead of chicken and quorn/tesco bacon style slices. I also use very low fat cream cheese. Peas instead of sweetcorn and green beans instead of broad beans.
christopaz
26th Sep, 2011
4.05
made this again the other day and omitted the potatoes from the recpie but served with mash to soak up all those lovely juices-gorgeous!!!
christopaz
21st Sep, 2011
4.05
really enjoyed this made it with philli with garlic and herbs-really nice,is a bit rich but served with lots of greens to soak up juices.used thighs and took of the skins -very cheap meal
emsmith
24th Aug, 2011
3.05
I'm not one to shy away from rich food but I have to agree with a lot of the other comments - a whole 200g of soft cheese made this really very rich indeed. Quite bizarrely, though, at the same time as being incredibly rich it was really very 'soupy' as well. I guess it would either need a lot more simmering in order to reduce the liquid or just less stock to solve this problem. The combination of flavours and colours were great, though. Will probably make again with some tweakings.
mauricebrogan
12th Aug, 2011
4.05
Really enjoyed this next time will use soya beans instead of broad beans, they were way too much hassle
annie2817
28th Jul, 2011
This is lovely, but incredibly rich, even with using 23% reduced fat soft cheese. I didn't think I was a great fan of broad beans (or sweetcorn come to that), but this recipe has changed my mind. You certainly can't eat great piles of it though. Will make again without question.
katejo
25th Jul, 2011
5.05
I made this last night and really enjoyed it. I made sure that I browned the chicken first and didn't find it soggy. I also went for a lighter cream cheese based on what others had said but I'm not sure that the full fat version would be too creamy or rich. I may try that next time or use creme fraiche with French mustard. I may also try doing the potatoes separately either as crispy baked chunks or possibly mashed. Like others here I did have to add extra stock.
mrshwc
18th Jul, 2011
4.05
Delicious. I would omit the tomatoes next time as I don't think they go that well, and use carrots instead. Added some parsley and agree with other comments re: reducing the soft cheese; I used a third of a pack.
sexievodka
15th Jul, 2011
3.05
Just made this for our dinner. Wasnt a hit with our 8 year daughter... even though she likes everything in it! I used smoked bacon and that was all I could really taste in the sauce a bit overpowering. Also found it a bit rich so maybe less cheese next time. Got a nice batch of meals for the freezer for my toddler though.
blooda
13th Jul, 2011
5.05
Everyone enjoyed this. I made more to freeze as we enjoyed it so much

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