Spiced Chicken with Sunflower Linseed Roasties & Parmesan Leek Sauce

Spiced Chicken with Sunflower Linseed Roasties & Parmesan Leek Sauce

Ready in 45 minutes Serves 2
This dish most recently appeared in Fresh Start Fit (4 Nights for 2) on Sunday, April 26, 2020.

Ingredients

Roasties

  • 1 pack diced pumpkin
  • 1/2 cauliflower, diced 2cm
  • 1 carrot, diced 2cm
  • 1/2 pack autumn spices
  • 1 pack sunflower linseed crumble
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese, grated

Chicken

  • 1 pack lean chicken breasts, cut into steaks
  • 1/2 pack autumn spices

Sauce

  • 1 leek, halved lengthways & thinly sliced
  • 1 cup hot chicken stock
  • 125g lite sour cream
  • 1 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese

To Serve

  • 1 bunch chives, chopped

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 220°C.
  2. Prep roasties. Prep pumpkin, cauliflower and carrot and toss together with first measure of autumn spices and 1 tsp oil on a lined oven tray. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle over sunflower linseed crumble and first measure of Parmesan.
  3. Cook roasties. Roast veggies in oven for 25-30 minutes, until veggies are tender and topping is crisp. Do not toss during cooking.
  4. Prep chicken. Pat chicken dry and cut into steaks. Place your hand flat on top of chicken and slice through horizontally. Season with salt and pepper and coat in second measure of autumn spices. Heat 1 tsp oil in a medium fry-pan on medium-high heat.
  5. Cook chicken. Cook chicken for 4-5 minutes each side, or until cooked through. Rest, covered before slicing thickly. Reserve any resting juices. Wipe pan clean and return to medium heat.
  6. Prep & cook sauce. Prep leek and cook in pan with 2 tsp water and a pinch of salt for 3-4 minutes, until soft. Add stock and simmer for 3 minutes, until reduced by half. Remove from heat and stir through sour cream and second measure of Parmesan. Stir through any chicken resting juices and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  7. Prep chives.
  8. Serve roasties with leek Parmesan sauce, chicken and chives.

Nutritional Information

Energy 2666 kj
637 kcal
Protein 62.7g
Carbohydrate 32.7g
Fat 26.2g