Sautéed Chicken Breasts With Courgettes Recipe

by | Mar 18, 2015 | Recipes

Dinner for four for under R100? Yes please! Try this sautéed chicken breasts with courgettes dinner for only R20 per person…

What You Need

2 chicken breasts
Sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper
2 tbsp flour
1½ tbsp olive oil
½ cup whitewine
Handful basil leaves


1/ On a chopping board, cut breasts horizontally so you have two thinner halves of each.
2/ Cover with cling film and tap with a rolling pin until flattened evenly.
3/ Season well and dust with flour.
4/ Warm the olive oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add the chicken halves, cook for one to one-and-a-half minutes, then turn (adding the other half tablespoon of oil if necessary). Cook for another one or one-and-a-half minutes.
5/ Add the wine. Immediately remove the chicken and set aside. Cook the wine for another minute or so until it resembles a thickened sauce.
6/ Top the chicken with basil leaves, pour over the wine sauce and serve.
Serves 2. Per 304g serving: 1 672kJ, 16g fat (3g sat), 730mg sodium, 8g carbs, 0g fibre, 0g sugars, 46g protein



What You Need

350g courgettes
2 tbsp olive oil
1 onion, chopped
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 small red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
Sea salt flakes and freshly ground black pepper


1/ Top and tail the courgettes and halve lengthways. Take each half and halve it lengthways again. Then cut across the four pieces to make cubes.
2/ Warm the oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the onion, reduce the heat to lowand cook, stirring occasionally, until glossy.
3/ Add the garlic and chilli and cook for another minute.
4/ Add courgettes; toss. Replace lid and cook gently until the courgettes are bright and soft. Season to taste.
Serves 2. Per 275g serving: 836kJ, 14g fat (2g sat), 10mg sodium, 16g carbs, 3g fibre, 4g sugars, 6g protein

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