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Char-grilled spiced chicken with minted red pepper salad

For best results, the chicken and red peppers should be cooked on a barbeque for a nice, char-grilled flavour. Start this recipe by making the marinade for the chicken. Mix the dry spices together with the natural yog...

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Soy sauce and honey glazed duck breast with pancetta, sesame oil and Savoy cabbage

Start by scoring the skin of the duck breasts with a sharp knife. Be careful not to cut through the flesh. Pat dry the skin with kitchen towel and season well with lots of salt and pepper on the skin. Heat a pan till ...

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Coq au vin with prunes

Start by coating the chicken pieces in the seasoned flour, making sure that they are completely covered. Heat the butter and olive oil in a large pan, and then brown the chicken pieces on all sides for a few minutes. ...

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Sweet and sour chicken with fresh pineapple

Start by cutting the pineapple in half lengthways. Remove the pineapple flesh from the skin and chop up the flesh into small cubes. Keep the pineapple skins whole as you will be serving the chicken in them. Next, star...

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Black peppered chicken with basmati rice

Before you start cooking, it is important to soak the basmati rice in water for 30 minutes, to prevent it from sticking together whilst cooking. When you are ready to start cooking the curry, put the rice on to cook a...

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Classic chicken fajitas with tomato salsa

Start by making the chilli salsa as it is best served chilled. Chop the tomatoes into small pieces, removing any seeds. Put them in a bowl, along with all the remaining ingredients. Season well with pepper and salt, m...

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Zesty chicken and zucchini salad with sultanas and pinenuts

Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large griddle pan, and cook the sliced zucchini on both sides. Remove them from the pan, and add the chicken fillets. Season with pepper and salt and also cook them on both sides ti...

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Wholemeal fajita chicken and chorizo stack

Start by mixing together the smoked paprika and cumin. Use to coat the whole chicken breast and put to one side. Heat the oil in a pan and put in the spiced chicken, the juice of the lime, and fry until the chicken is...

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Chicken wrapped parma ham with herbed cream cheese stuffing

Slice the chicken breasts through the middle so that they have a pocket that can be stuffed. Divide the herbed cream cheese into four and use to stuff each chicken breast. Next, wrap 2 pieces of Parma ham around each ...

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Chicken, mustard and tarragon ramekins with filo pastry hats

Start this recipe by cutting each filo pastry sheet into 3 pieces. Take each piece of filo and scrunch up into circles the same size of your ramekins. Place them on a baking sheet and brush them with melted butter. Pl...

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Chicken in marsala wine with capers and anchovies

Heat the oil and butter together in a pan, and add the chicken breasts. Seal the chicken on both sides and remove from the pan. Add the chopped onion and garlic, and soften in the juices left in the pan, for a few min...

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Chicken burgers with black olives, basil and feta cheese pesto

Make the burgers by mixing together the minced chicken, onion, garlic, rosemary and lemon zest. Season well with salt and pepper, and then divide the mixture into 4 large, thick burgers. Heat the olive oil in a large ...

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