Chicken with Green Salad
  • Description:

    If you’re searching for chicken recipes for dinner, take a look at this one - it will leave you full and satisfied without feeling heavy, and is crammed with great flavours courtesy of the fresh herbs. Filled with onion, the roast releases mouth-watering aromas that are sure to get your appetite going. Round it off with a side of green salad and dressing for a light but scrumptious meal. The dish makes great leftovers too – just put some slices of the fragrant roasted chicken on a sarmie with a bit of lettuce and mayonnaise, and your lunchbox is packed.

  • Ingredients:

    Onion-stuffed Chicken
    One chicken

    15 ml butter

    5 ml olive oil

    2 onions, sliced

    6 sprigs of thyme

    2 garlic cloves, chopped

    4 chicken breasts with skin and bone
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

    Green salad

    2 spring onions, cut into strips

15 ml olive oil

    10 ml lemon juice

    5 ml Dijon mustard

  • Method:

    1. Preheat the oven to 230°C.

    2. Heat the butter and olive oil and gently fry the onions, thyme and garlic until caramelised. Leave to cool.

    3. Stuff the onion under the chicken skin, sprinkle salt and pepper on the chicken and roast for 15 minutes.

    4. Reduce the temperature to 180°C and roast for another 30 minutes or until done.

    5. Mix the salad ingredients.

    6. Mix the dressing ingredients and pour over the salad.

    7. Serve the chicken with the salad.