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Keto Chicken with cream sauce and mushroom

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Keto Chicken with cream sauce and mushroom

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  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 small (150g each) chicken breast fillets (skin on)
  • 600g cream delight potatoes, peeled, cut into 2cm cubes
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 50g butter
  • 200g Swiss brown mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 leek, trimmed, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 3/4 cup thickened cream
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves, plus extra to serve
  • 400g green beans, steamed
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

    7 Method Steps

  • Preheat oven to 200C/180C fan forced.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large heavy-based flameproof, ovenproof frying pan over high heat. Season chicken

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    on both sides with salt and pepper. Add to pan, skin-side down. Cook for 3 minutes or until skin is golden. Turn. Transfer pan to oven. Bake for 15 minutes or until just cooked through.

  • Meanwhile, place potato in a large saucepan. Cover with water. Bring to the boil over high heat. Boil for 12 to 15 minutes or until tender. Drain. Return potato to pan. Add sour cream. Mash until smooth. Season with salt and pepper. Cover to keep warm.
  • Transfer chicken to a plate. Cover loosely with foil to keep warm. Discard excess fat from pan (see note). Melt butter in same pan over medium heat. Add mushroom. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes or until golden and just tender. Transfer to a bowl.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of remaining oil in pan over medium heat. Cook garlic and leek, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add wine. Simmer for 2 minutes. Add creammustard and thyme, whisking until smooth.
  • Return mushroom, chicken and cooking juices to the sauce. Simmer for 2 minutes or until the chicken is heated through.
  • Combine steamed green beanslemon juice and remaining 2 tbs oil in a bowl. Season. Sprinkle chicken with extra thyme. Serve with mashed potato and beans.

RECIPE NOTES

Pour the excess fat from the pan, instead of wiping it, to keep all of the delicious cooked-on bits from the base of the pan.

To make this dish keto-friendly, omit the potato and sour cream and remove Step 3 of the method.

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