Spanish Chicken

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  • 35min

About this recipe: This dish was inspired by a starter my husband and I love at our favourite Spanish restaurant.

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Ingredients

Serves: 4 

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets - pounded thin
  • 8 tablespoons plain flour
  • 6 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 dates, stones removed and chopped
  • 475ml chicken stock
  • 1 dessertspoon chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic granules, or minced fresh garlic
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • dried thyme to taste

Method

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Heat 1/3 of the the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Dredge chicken in flour to evenly coat. Brown chicken in the pan about 2 minutes on each side.
  2. Set aside chicken, and heat remaining olive oil in the frying pan. Mix in bacon, onions and garlic, and cook until onions are tender and bacon is evenly brown. Mix in dates. Pour in the chicken stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer 10 minutes.
  3. Return chicken to frying pan. Season with chilli powder, garlic, salt, pepper and thyme. Cover and continue cooking 15 minutes over low heat, or until chicken juices run clear.

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Reviews (6)

tommy0116
4

Something else. Slicing chicken breast into strips and served in a bowl, would work well with chicken legs too - 15 Feb 2010

paulbe
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3

made this for my husband and he loved it,easy to mak - 04 Aug 2011

melaniecarlisle
3

MINE DIDNT COME OUT THIS COLOUR WAS A BIT PALER. TASTE GOOD ENOUGH THOUGH!!! - 29 Jul 2010

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