Madeleine Shaw

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Pan-Roasted Chicken with Chard, Fennel and Herb Yoghurt

Pan-Roasted Chicken with Chard, Fennel and Herb Yoghurt

Chicken breast is a staple for most healthy eaters, it’s quick, simple and tasty.

However, it can sometimes be dry. Now this is down to a lack of moisture, oil and spices in the meat. This recipe packs in tonnes of flavour with fresh herb yoghurt and a warm crunchy salad to go with it!

The chicken has been marinated in smoked paprika and coconut oil to give it a nice smoky taste and a bit of a bite.

Marinating the chicken in advance adds to the flavour, but if you’re short of time then don’t worry- it will still taste delicious!

Directions

  1. First, marinate the chicken in the paprika and 1 tbsp of oil. Give the breast a good rub with the oils and spice. Then season with salt and pepper and leave to the side.
  2. Heat up a pan to a medium-high heat and throw the breast on top to cook for 15-20 minutes, rotating every few minutes until the breast is cooked through and nicely seared.
  3. While this is sizzling, mix the yogurt with the chopped chives, lime juice and zest and a grind of salt and pepper. Place this mix to one side.
  4. In another pan, heat the other tbsp of oil on a medium heat. Finely cut the chard into cm strips and shave the fennel into 1/2cm strips. Whack them in the pan with some salt and pepper and stir and let this cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Serve all together!

This dish will keep 1-2 days in the fridge.

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Madeleine Shaw

Hello gorgeous, and welcome to my website. My philosophy is all about enlivening the hottest, happiest and healthiest you. I think healthy eating should be a way of life, not just a fad or phase. My recipes are full of natural ingredients, nutritionally packed, bursting with flavour and taste awesome (if I do say so myself). I hope above everything that my website communicates my central belief: that with every bit of food we eat, we are influencing how we look, feel and think. Please feel free to ask questions on the blog, to share your stories and send pictures of your recipe creations. I love hearing how you get on and helping you on your journey to glow from the inside out!

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