Low calorie chicken recipes
Try this tasty chicken recipe, it's low calorie and totally delish!
Chicken with walnut pesto and pomegranate
4 chicken legs, or 1 whole chicken, jointed
2 red onions, each peeled and cut into eight wedges, and tossed in a little olive oil
Walnut pesto (see below)
Seeds from ½ pomegranate
Pomegranate molasses (optional)
Leaves from a large bunch of parsley
110g shelled walnuts
110ml olive oil
Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6.
Rub the chicken with honey and a pinch of salt, and put in a large roasting tin surrounded by the onions in a single layer. Roast for 25 minutes. Serve the chicken and onions with the walnut pesto, and a generous scattering of pomegranate seeds, plus a trickle of pomegranate molasses if you have it.
Recipe take from The Contented Cook by Xanthe Clay, £19.99, Kyle Books
Put the parsley and walnuts in a food processor with a fat pinch of salt. With the motor running, dribble in the oil, chopping the ingredients coarsely.
Stop while it is still a very rough paste. This mixture will last at least 2 days in the fridge.
Recipe taken from The Contented Cook by Xanthe Clay, £19.99m Kyle Books