Quick braised lettuce, peas & bacon with chicken Kiev on a plate

Quick braised lettuce, peas & bacon

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Serve this quick braised lettuce with peas and bacon alongside our chicken Kievs for a flavour-packed side dish using simple, everyday ingredients

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal305
  • fat19g
  • saturates10g
  • carbs12g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre7g
  • protein16g
  • salt1.4g
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Ingredients

  • 50g cold unsalted butter, diced
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  • 6 rashers smoked streaky bacon, finely chopped
  • 400g garden peas, freshly podded or frozen and defrosted
  • 150ml fresh chicken stock
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, shredded

Method

  1. Heat a small piece of the butter in a frying pan and fry the bacon until golden, then add the peas and chicken stock, simmer and reduce the stock by half. Stir through the lettuce and remaining butter, and simmer for a minute until the lettuce has just wilted and the butter is incorporated into the stock. Season to taste, then serve.

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