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Chicken in a Green Pea Sauce
Chicken in a Green Pea Sauce
Method
  • Preheat the oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Let a pan get very hot over high heat. Add the vegetable oil. Add the chicken, skin side down and cook until the skin gets golden brown.
  • Remove chicken from pan and transfer to a baking pan, skin side up and season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.

For the pea sauce:

  • Whisk the sugar, egg yolks and vanilla seeds in a bowl.
  • Dip the frozen peas in boiling water for 30 seconds. Drain and puree in a blender.
  • Heat the heavy cream and pea puree in a pan. Add the egg yolk mixture while whisking continuously over medium heat.
  • Transfer to a bowl and cover with plastic wrap to avoid a skim forming along the surface. Refrigerate to chill.

For the pea salad:

  • In a food processor, pulse 250 g defrosted peas a few times to chop.
  • Transfer to a bowl. Add 100 g fresh peas, chopped onion and oregano. Season with salt and pepper. Add the grated ginger and some olive oil. Toss.
  • To serve, place the pea sauce on the plate first. Add 2 drumsticks and some pea salad. Garnish with mint leaves and some fresh peas.

 

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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

201
Calories (kcal)
10 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

9.2
Total Fat (g)
13 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

2.3
Saturated Fat (g)
12 %

Saturated Fats

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.

17.0
Total Carbs (g)
7 %

Carbohydrates

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.

8.8
Sugars (g)
10 %

Sugars

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.

9.2
Protein (g)
18 %

Protein

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.

7.0
Fibre (g)
29 %

Fibers

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.

0.02
Sodium (g)
0 %

Salt

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.