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Roast chicken with saffron

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Roast chicken with saffron


For the chicken

  • Preheat the oven to 200° C (390° F) set to fan. 
  • In a baking pan add the chicken, the vegetable bouillon powder, olive oil, and set it aside. 

For the bechamel sauce

  • Place a pot over medium heat and add the butter, the flour, and whisk well. Add the milk in batches and whisk until the bechamel sauce thickens and comes to a boil.
  • Add the garlic grated, the saffron, the vegetable bouillon powder, and whisk. 
  • Spread the whole bechamel sauce over the chicken. 

For the crust

  • In a mixer add the almonds, the bread, the rest of the garlic, the vegetable bouillon powder, the tarragon, the butter, and beat well.
  • Spread on top of the bechamel sauce and roast for 30 minutes. 

To serve

  • In a bowl add the lentils, the rice, the cherry tomatoes cut in half, olive oil, salt, pepper, white vinegar, mint, basil, mix, and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
13 %


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)
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.

Saturated Fat (g)
36 %

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)
3 %


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)
3 %


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)
44 %


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)
4 %


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)
4 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

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

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