Chicken Costa Brava

    Chicken Costa Brava


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    About this recipe: This dish, influenced by the cuisine of the Costa Brava region of Spain, marries salty and sweet flavours for something divine! Perfect served over rice.

    Serves: 10 

    • 1 (425g) tin pineapple pieces in juice
    • 10 skinless, boneless chicken breast fillets
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 onion, quartered
    • 1 (400g) tin plum tomatoes
    • 275g black olives
    • 8 tablespoons tomato salsa
    • 2 tablespoons cornflour
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
    • salt to taste

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Sprinkle with salt.
    2. In a large frying pan, brown chicken in oil. Combine cumin and cinnamon, and sprinkle over chicken. Add garlic and onion; cook until onion is soft. Add reserved pineapple juice, tomatoes, olives and salsa. Cover, and simmer 25 minutes.
    3. Mix cornflour with water; stir into pan juices. Add red pepper, and simmer until sauce boils and thickens. Stir in pineapple pieces, and heat through.

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