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Creamy mustard chicken traybake recipe

Creamy mustard chicken traybake recipe

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Spring greens and peas combine with tender chicken and new potatoes in this fresh traybake. Finish with a creamy mustard sauce and garlic croutons for a quick and easy midweek meal. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 525 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 650g chicken breast fillets, halved
  • 567g tin new potatoes, drained and halved if large
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 150g soft cheese
  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ½ a reduced-salt chicken stock cube, made up to 100ml
  • 250g spring greens, shredded, thick stalks discarded
  • 200g frozen peas
  • 3 slices wholemeal bread, cut into 1cm cubes
  • 1 lemon, zested 
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 10g fresh parsley, finely chopped
If you haven't got any new potatoes, try dicing a large white potato instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    2205kj
    525kcal
    26%
  • Fat

    20g 29%
  • Saturates

    8g 40%
  • Sugars

    8g 8%
  • Salt

    2.1g 35%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 24g Protein 49.7g Fibre 6.7g

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 7, 220°C, fan 200°C. Put the chicken pieces and new potatoes in a roasting tin about 20 x 30cm and 7cm deep. Drizzle over 1 tbsp oil, toss well, season and roast for 15 mins.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk the soft cheese, mustard and stock in a jug until drain well smooth. Blanch the greens and peas in a large pan of boiling salted water for 2-3 mins until just tender; drain well.
  3. Toss the bread cubes in a bowl with 1 tbsp oil, the lemon zest, garlic and half the parsley. Spread them out over a baking tray in a single layer.
  4. After 15 mins, stir the greens into the chicken and potatoes, and pour over the cheese sauce, tossing to coat. Roast for another 10 mins until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce coats everything. Toast the bread in the oven for 8-10 mins, tossing halfway through, until crisp. 
  5. Scatter the crunchy lemon and garlic croutons over the chicken and sprinkle with the remaining parsley to serve.

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