Recipes

Chicken Parmesan

Courtesy of Operation Transformation on RTÉ

Serves 2

Ingredients

2 chicken breasts

340g tomatoes, sliced

20g mozzarella cheese, grated

1 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated

100g wholewheat pasta (any shape)

1 garlic clove, crushed

300g green beans

2 tsp rapeseed oil

½ tsp dried oregano

1 pinch chilli flakes (optional)

Method

    1. Preheat oven to 200C / 180C fan / gas mark 6
    2. Place pasta in a pot of boiling water and simmer over medium heat for approximately
      10-12 minutes until cooked
    3. Add 1 teaspoon of oil and the tomatoes into a pot over medium heat
    4. Add the crushed garlic and cook for about 1 minute being sure not to let it burn
    5. Bring sauce to a simmer
    6. Cook for a further 8 – 10 minutes until sauce thickens
    7. Toss the chicken with remaining rapeseed oil and oregano in a bowl
    8. Put the chicken in an oven proof baking dish and cover with foil
    9. Cook for 20 – 30 minutes until chicken is cooked through
    10. Steam the green beans for approximately 3 minutes until tender
    11. Place chicken on a plate, top with mozzarella and place tomato mixture on top
    12. Sprinkle the grated parmesan on top and serve with pasta on the side
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