- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 4 chicken fillets cut in half or 2 whole fillets with skin on
- 1 large bunch of chervil, stems and leaves separated
- 1 small bunch of parsley, leaves only (1 cup leaves, loosely packed)
- 1 fresh onion, finely chopped
- grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
Chicken with a Green Chervil Sauce
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- Preheat oven to 200* C (390* F) Fan.
- In a bowl, toss the chicken with the chervil stems, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, salt and pepper.
- Place the chicken fillets in a small baking pan, skin side down. Place the chervil stems between the fillets.
- Bake for 20-30 minutes, until the fillets turn golden brown.
- Remove from oven and prepare sauce.
- In a small blender, combine the parsley leaves, chervil leaves, fresh onion, grated lemon zest, lemon juice, chicken juices from the pan and some olive oil.
- Blend until completely combined. Add the remaining olive oil, a little at a time. Add a little more if needed, so that the ingredients come together to make a sauce.
- Serve chicken fillets with sauce!
Nutrition information per portion
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Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.
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