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Creamy garlic chicken

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Serve up creamy garlic chicken with fluffy mashed potato and spinach for a comforting family dinner. This simple and satisfying recipe is the perfect midweek meal

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: per serving
high infibre6g


  • 1kg floury potatoes , peeled and chopped
  • 50g butter plus 2 tbsp
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 4 skinless chicken breasts , cut into strips
  • 150ml white wine
  • 300ml crème fraîche
  • ½ small bunch parsley , finely chopped
  • 200g baby spinach
  • ½ lemon, juiced


  • STEP 1

    Cook the potatoes in boiling salted water for 20-25 mins until tender when pierced with a knife. Meanwhile, heat the 2 tbsp butter in a frying pan over a medium heat until melted, then fry the onion for 10 mins until softened. Stir in the garlic, fry for a minute more, then add the chicken and fry for 5 mins until lightly golden.

  • STEP 2

    Pour in the wine, bring to a simmer and reduce until halved. Stir in 250ml of the crème fraîche. Cook for 5 mins until the chicken is cooked through, and the sauce has thickened slightly.

  • STEP 3

    Drain the potatoes, leave to steam dry for 1 min, then mash with the 50g butter, remaining crème fraîche and some seasoning, until smooth. Stir the herbs and spinach through the chicken and cook for a minute or so until the spinach wilts. Add the lemon juice and some seasoning. Serve spooned over the creamy mash.

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