Courgette and chicken breasts

Courgette and chicken breasts


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About this recipe: Whether courgettes are a staple in your weekly shop or you have a glut in your summer garden, you are sure to love your courgettes paired with tender pan fried chicken breast in this simple, filling low-carb dish.


Serves: 4 

  • 600g chicken breast fillets
  • salt and ground pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 egg
  • 55g breadcrumbs
  • 2 courgettes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 bunch fresh mint, chopped

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Beat the chicken lightly with a meat mallet then sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  2. Warm the oil in a frying pan over a medium heat. Lightly beat the egg. Dip chicken first into the egg, and then into the breadcrumbs. Place in the frying pan and cook for 3 to 5 minutes on each side until no longer pink in the centre.
  3. Meanwhile, thinly slice the courgette using a vegetable peeler. Melt the butter in a frying pan over a medium heat, and cook the courgette strips for 5 to 7 minutes. Season to taste then sprinkle in the fresh mint. Serve the chicken breasts on a bed of courgette.

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