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Chicken Kiev and Buttery Mashed Potatoes

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
30
min.
Preparation
25
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
½ softened butter
6 cloves garlic
½ flat leaf parsley
chicken breasts
½ breadcrumb
eggs
¼ flour
oil for frying
400 g potatoes
¼ butter
salt for seasoning
  • Step 1/15

    • 6 cloves garlic
    • ½ flat leaf parsley

    Mince garlic and finely chop parsley

  • Step 2/15

    • ½ softened butter

    Add garlic and parsley to softened butter and mix well

  • Step 3/15

    Using cling film, roll the garlic butter into a sausage roughly 2cm in diameter

  • Step 4/15

    Place in freezer for at least half an hour

  • Step 5/15

    • oil for frying

    Pre heat deep frier or 2cm oil in large frying pan to 170C and pre heat oven to 200C

  • Step 6/15

    • chicken breasts

    Insert a utility knife, lengthways into the centre of each chicken fillet, about 3/4 of the way though, creating a cavity large enough to insert the frozen garlic butter

  • Step 7/15

    Cut the desired length of garlic butter from the pre prepared butter roll, and insert into the cavity, ensuring you leave enough space to close the open end of the cavity

  • Step 8/15

    • ¼ flour

    Close the open end of the chicken breast and dust with the plain flour

  • Step 9/15

    • ½ breadcrumb
    • eggs

    Beat the eggs in a large bowl. Place breadcrumbs in a separate large bowl. Coat each breast in the beaten eggs and then coat in breadcrumbs, repeating this process for a second coat and then do the same to the second breast

  • Step 10/15

    Place the breast gently in the deep fried for 2 mins, until golden brown, or 2 mins each side if pan frying, then remove from frier and place in a roasting tray and in the pre heated oven for 20-25. Meanwhile prepare the buttery mashed potatoes

  • Step 11/15

    Set a large pan of water on the hob to boil on high heat, add a teaspoon of salt to the water

  • Step 12/15

    • 400 g potatoes

    Chop the potatoes into roughly 1 inch pieces

  • Step 13/15

    Add chopped potatoes to boiling water and reduce heat to medium high, cook for around 18 mins or until soft

  • Step 14/15

    Remove from heat and drain. Return potatoes to pan and allow to steam dry for about 30 seconds

  • Step 15/15

    • ¼ butter
    • salt for seasoning

    Add butter and mash until smooth. Taste and season as required