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West Country chicken one-pot recipe

West Country chicken one-pot recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 35 mins to cook
  • 524 calories / serving
  • Dairy-free


  • 2tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 4 rashers back bacon, snipped
  • 4 chicken thighs, skinned
  • 300ml (½pint) cider or dry white wine
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 500g (1lb) small new potatoes, scrubbed
  • 150g (5oz) green beans, trimmed
If you haven't got any new potatoes, try dicing a large white potato instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    28g 41%
  • Saturates

    8g 38%
  • Sugars

    7g 7%
  • Salt

    3.2g 53%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 26.4g Protein 37.5g Fibre 3.8g


  1. Heat the oil in a large, shallow pan and fry the onion and bacon for 3-4 minutes until tender. Add the chicken thighs and fry until browned and the juices run clear when a skewer is inserted.
  2. Pour over the cider or wine and crumble over the stock cube. Bring to the boil, then cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the new potatoes, cook them for a further 10 minutes, then add the green beans and cook for a final 5 minutes until everything is tender.

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