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Chicken and Beetroot Trahanoto

Chicken and Beetroot Trahanoto


For the chicken

  • Place a pan over high heat and let it get very hot.
  • Add the olive oil and mushrooms and sauté for 2-3 minutes, until golden.
  • When ready, transfer to a bowl and set aside.
  • Place the same pan back on heat. Add the chicken and sauté for 3-4 minutes, until golden.
  • Add the garlic and estragon and sauté for another minute.
  • Add the mushrooms and hot stock.
  • Add the curry and simmer for another 5 minutes, until the sauce thickens.
  • Add the spring onion and season to taste.
  • When ready, remove from heat and set aside.

For the trahanoto

  • In a blender or food processor, puree the beetroots and set them aside.
  • Place a pot over medium heat and let it get very hot.
  • Add the olive oil and the onions. Sauté until they soften.
  • Add the trahana and sauté for 3-4 minutes.
  • Add a ladleful of hot chicken stock, stir and wait until all of the moisture has been soaked up.
  • Add the beetroot puree and stir.
  • Continue adding ladleful’s of the remaining chicken stock, waiting for each addition to be completely soaked up before adding the next.
  • When you have added all of the stock, remove from heat and add the butter, parmesan and lime juice.
  • Stir and wait for it to thicken.
  • Season to taste and serve the trahanoto along with the chicken.
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Nutrition information per 100 gr.

Calories (kcal)
9 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
10 %

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
17 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
6 %


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.

Sugars (g)
2 %


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.

Protein (g)
27 %


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.

Fibre (g)
7 %


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.

Sodium (g)
11 %


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.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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