Coronation Chicken

I can't think of any other dish that can be quite so extreme. I've had some absolutely dreadful offerings in the past that were labelled Coronation Chicken, which might explain why this 50's classic seems to have fallen so far from grace. Originally created by cookery titan Rosemary Hume to mark the Queens coronation, these days it's a much maligned dish. But get it right, and it's utterly sublime. It's also super easy to make and incredibly versatile, so there's no excuse for not getting it right. Poach the chicken with a few spices before bringing everything together gives it a great punch of extra flavour. Coronation Chicken A retro classic, which when done right is a pure delight. Tender, tasty chicken,…

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Italian Dressing Chicken

This is such a simple dish, that I'm not sure it even counts as a recipe as such. However, it really packs a punch of flavour, so it's a must have BBQ or outdoor grill dish this summer. The vinegar and lemon in the dressing give a subtle sharpness, with the sweetness from the honey and sugar helping to balance it all whilst giving the skin a beautiful colour. We've suggested serving with a nice salad and campfire potatoes, but you could pretty much serve this with anything and still have a winner. Fried or chipped potatoes, or even a good potato salad, with plenty of fresh summer veg. It's entirely up to you. Italian Dressing Chicken Super simple, this is one…

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Poultry BBQ Rub

A slightly milder rub with just the right blend of herbs and spices to bring out the very best of chicken. Rub a little oil onto whole chickens, spatch-cocked to cook easily on the grill, then rub this in liberally. Cover with film and rest in the fridge for a couple of hours, before cooking over a low heat with the lid down, or reverse searing starting things off in the oven. It's also great for chicken wings. Just rub this all over, chill for 30 minutes, and then cook over a direct heat. Poultry Rub Another really simple rub, this time great for chicken and other birds. Try it on Chicken Wings! Blender 9 tbsp sea salt9 tbsp garlic granules7 tbsp…

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Parmesan Chicken

Inspired by an Italian classic, this dish is easy and delicious and full of the tastes of spring. The mixture of breadcrumbs and cheese creates a sublime crunchy coating, keeping the chicken breast moist and tender. It's perfectly balanced with a warm potato and spring vegetable salad. It deserves to be on everyone's menu this spring! Parmesan Chicken large frying panLarge saucepanFlat bottomed bowlLarge bowl x 2 4 large chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)1 large egg125 g panko breadcrumbs125 g parmesan (finely grated)500 g new potatoes (cut in half lengthways)200 g frozen peas200 g baby spinach4 tbsp olive oil1 tbsp white wine vinegarsalt and pepper to season3 tbsp coriander (finely chopped) Crack the egg into the flat bottomed bowl, lightly beat with a…

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Teriyaki Chicken Thighs

This may just be one of the easiest recipes around, certainly for such a rich and flavoursome result. If you're really short of time, there are a number of good off the shelf teriyaki sauce mixes as well, although we think nothing beats making it yourself and choosing the balance of the flavours. Teriyaki Chicken Thighs A really easy and simple midweek dinner that is full of vibrant Asian flavours. Large Saute PanSteamer 12 piece Chicken Thighs (On the bone, or boned)4 cloves garlic (peeled and crushed)2 thumbs ginger (peeled and finely diced)80 ml sesame oil100 ml maple syrup80 ml dark soy sauce2 tbsp cider vinegar2 tbsp sesame seeds2 tbsp vegetable oil6 piece spring onions (cleaned and chopped)4 piece pak choi (or…

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Healthy Chicken Cacciatore

Healthy Chicken Cacciatore

Alla cacciatora refers to a meal prepared 'hunter-style', and that's exactly the sentiment that this dish kindles. Onions, garlic, herbs, tomatoes and white wine. It's all there, but surprisingly light in touch and low in calories. The addition of the olives adds a depth of flavour that makes this idea for cold winter evenings. Healthy Chicken Cacciatore Classic Italian hunters stew with chicken breast, a dash of wine and olives. 2 tbsp olive oil3 slices prosciutto (or thin streaky bacon, chopped)1 large onion (peeled and chopped)2 cloves garlic (peeled and chopped)10 leaves sage (finely chopped)2 sprigs rosemary (leaves only, finely chopped)4 large chicken breasts (skinless)200 ml dry white wine400g g tinned plum tomatoes 2 tbsp cherry tomato puree200 g chestnut mushrooms (halved)160…

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