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Lemon Pepper Chicken with Asparagus

  • Serving Size: 4

  • Author: The 4 Blades Magazine - The 5 Ingredients Issue
  • Prep Time: 40
  • Cook Time: 25
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice only + 12 lemon slices
  • handful of fresh parsley
  • 20g olive oil*
  • 1 tsp salt flakes*
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper*
  • 4 chicken thighs, sliced open
  • 500g hot tap water*
  • 2 bunches of asparagus

Instructions

  1. Add the garlic cloves (3), lemon zest (from 1 lemon) and fresh parsley (handful) to the bowl. Blitz Speed 10 / 10 seconds. Scrape down sides.
  2. Repeat Speed 10 / 10 seconds. Scrape down sides.
  3. Repeat Speed 10 / 10 seconds. Scrape down sides.
  4. Add lemon juice (from 1 lemon), oil (20g), salt (1 tsp) and pepper (1 tsp). Blend Speed 8 / 30 seconds.
  5. Add opened chicken thighs (4) to the bowl and pour the marinade over the top. Cover with clingfilm so that no air is in contact with the surface of the chicken. Alternatively, marinate in a sealed snap lock bag. Marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes. If you are short on time you can skip this step.
  6. Add hot tap water (500g) to the bowl.
  7. Put lemon slices (12) over the base of the steaming attachment upper tray. Set opened chicken thighs on top of the lemon slices and set the steaming attachment into place. Program 13 minutes / Steaming Temperature / Speed 2.
  8. Add asparagus (2 bunches) to the steaming attachment lower dish. Carefully set the steaming attachment into place. Program 5 minutes / Steaming Temperature / Speed 2.
  9. Check your chicken is cooked through.
  10. Serve chicken over asparagus.

Notes

  • *Oil, salt, pepper and water are considered staples and are not counted in the 5 ingredients.

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