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

    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 breasts
  • 400g new potato, cut into small cubes
    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…

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

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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cat117
27th Jul, 2010
Has anyone tried this with a cheaper hard cheese? I assume the parmesan is crispy and I want to try to get the same sort of texture without paying for what counts as 'posh' cheese in our house (yay for being a poor student :) )
oriane89
23rd Jul, 2010
5.05
This was brilliant. So simple and easy to make. I added some breadcrumbs to the parmasean and some broad beans to the salad. I loved it. One of the best recipes for any chicken summer food I have ever used :)
mizzyh
1st Jul, 2010
This is a variation of a recipe I've done for several years, which always goes down a treat. I use breadcrumbs and grated parmesan, moistened with lemon juice and a little olive oil + black pepper and chopped parsley. Make some incisions in the chicken breasts and spread the mixture over and grill. It's really yummy and you can make up your own amounts of each ingredient to suit. Sadly, I haven't made it this summer, simply because the grill doesn't work on this awful inherited oven from our move in January!! Can't wait for the new oven!!
shoesandfood
2nd Jun, 2010
This meal was delicious! I was slightly concerned when the chicken was under the grill as the smell of Parmesan was very overpowering however it turned out to be a tasty treat!
niccybarker1
1st Jun, 2010
5.05
Lovely recipe! Very easy to make and healthy too. Definitely will be becoming a regular in the week.
donnasmith100
1st Jun, 2010
Easy to make, fresh and tasty.. really liked the fact that it's cheap and healthy.
kaleighward
27th May, 2010
3.05
i cooked the chicken in the oven instead of grilling it and served with chips it was just as good,
kaleighward
27th May, 2010
3.05
i cooked the chicken in the oven rather than grilled and served with chips it was just as good
sugarplum26
24th May, 2010
5.05
A really tasty meal and so easy to put together!
foxilein
20th May, 2010
5.05
oops... forgot to rate it.

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