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Chimichurri chicken thighs with potatoes

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Chimichurri chicken thighs with potatoes

Method

  • In a pot with plenty of salted water, boil the potatoes for about 20 minutes, until pierced easily with a fork. 
  • Remove them from the pot, let them drain and, when they are cool, cut them in half. 
  • Add 2 tablespoons olive oil in a deep frying pan and, after seasoning the chicken fillets with salt and pepper, sauté them for 5 minutes on each side, until they are cooked through.
  • Remove them from the frying pan and put them in a bowl covered with aluminum foil. 
  • Put the frying pan back on heat, without wiping it clean. 
  • Add the chili pepper along with 1 tablespoon olive oil and sauté the potatoes for 3-4 minutes, until they are golden.
  • Season with a little salt and pepper, and remove the potatoes from the pan. 
  • At the same time, in a food processor add the rest of the olive oil, the parsley, the coriander, the onion, the garlic, the lemon juice, and process well until they become a paste. 
  • Serve the chicken with the potatoes and the chimichurri sauce.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

453
Calories (kcal)
23 %

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.

16.0
Total Fat (g)
23 %

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.

2.8
Saturated Fat (g)
14 %

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.

18.0
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.

4.1
Sugars (g)
5 %

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.

59.0
Protein (g)
118 %

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.

3.2
Fibre (g)
13 %

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.

1.1
Sodium (g)
18 %

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.

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

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