Chicken with Vegetables

  • 13/07/2006
  • Moderate difficulty
  • 6
  • 60 min

Abundance of fresh herbs are characteristic of Belgian cuisine and one of typical examples is the recipe that follows. Interesting is even a proportion of meat and vegetables – none overocomes, all are in harmony!

Ingredients

  • 30 g butter
  • 300 g carrot
  • 450 g leek (only white part)
  • 10 small white shallots
  • 1 kg chicken (chicken leg, brest)
  • 1 tablespoon Vegeta
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 1 sprig of parsley
  • 1 small twig of fresh thyme
  • 1 small twig of fresh tarragon
  • bay leaf
  • 300 ml water
  • 450 g frozen pea
  • 200 g broccoli

Preparation

  1. 1.
    Melt butter, add carrot and leek sliced in rings, shallots and shortly sauté.
  2. 2.
    Cut a chicken into chunks, sprinkle with Vegeta and pepper and arrange it over the vegetables.
  3. 3.
    Fresh parsley, thyme, tarragon and bay leaf tie with a kitchen thread and add to the meat and vegetables. Pour under water and sauté gently for 20 minutes. Toss the vesel from time to time.
  4. 4.
    Add pea, broccoli sectioned to flowers and sauté for another 20 minutes.

Serving

Warm chicken serve with vegetables

Advice

This dish you may make thicker with a teaspoon of Gussnel starch flour, stirred in a little water

Energy and nutritive values

Energy and nutritive values are calculated for one serving (i.e. for 1 person). If it is a dessert, energy and nutritive values have been calculated for 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 489 / 2.044 - -
Fat g 17,12 - -
Carbohydrates g 28,54 - -
Dietary fibre g 7,54 - -
Protein g 54,67 - -
Salt g 1,10 0 0
Vitamin A μg 15.134,00 378 303
Vitamin D μg 22,80 11 11
Vitamin C mg 48,62 65 54
Niacin mg 27,88 199 139
Potassium mg 957,04 26 26
Calcium mg 119,47 12 12
Phosphorous mg 454,08 57 57

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)