Tuesday, 30 March 2010

Chitty Chicken

This is a dish I have come up with myself, and one in which all the family enjoy. It's particually good for me as it's loaded with Carbs and Protein.
It's also packed with B vitamins from the Chicken, Vitamins C and B6 from the Garlic and Onion. The rich tomatoes in their sauce, Vitamins C and K. The mixed herbs Vitamins K and A. Minerals in the dish include Selenium,Phosphorus,Chromium,Manganese,Iron,Potassium.

Serves 4

  • 4 Chicken Breasts cut into small cubes
  • 1 Onion finely chopped
  • 2-3 Cloves of Garlic
  • 2 Tablespoons of Mixed Herbs
  • 1 Teaspoon of Chilli Flakes
  • 1 Teaspoon of Corriander Seeds crushed
  • 2 Tablespoons of Ground Corriander
  • 2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil
  • 1 Chicken Stock Cube
  • 400g of Chopped Tomatoes
  • 300g of Tagliatelle
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Fresh Chopped Coriander Leaves (Optional)
  • Heat the Oil in a large Saucepan and add the Onion, Garlic and Crushed Corriander Seeds, Cook on a high heat for about 1 minute.
  • Add the cubed Chicken Breasts and cook on the high heat for a further 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Next add the Chopped Tomatoes and cook for about a minute.
  • Lower the heat and add the Mixed Herbs,Chilli Flakes and Ground Corriander, stir well
  • To finsh the Sauce, crumble in the Stock Cube and Salt and Pepper to taste.
  • Turn down the heat to low cover and let simmer for 35 minutes.
  • After 25 minutes, cook the Tagliatelle for 10 minutes.
  • Serve the Tagliatelle on a plate and top with the Chicken and sauce.
  • You could also add some fresh chopped corriander leaves at the end if you choose.
  • Voila! Enjoy Chitty Chicken.

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