Broccoli Puree with Sesame and Chicken

This Broccoli Puree with Sesame and Chicken is an easy recipe, tasty and elegant perfect for dinner or lunch.

The broccoli puree is enriched with potatoes, parsley and sour cream. We find it very flavorful and looks quite sophisticated.

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Broccoli Puree with Sesame and Chicken

Broccoli Puree with Sesame and Chicken

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This Broccoli Puree with Sesame and Chicken is an easy recipe, tasty and elegant perfect for dinner or lunch. 
Servings 3 servings
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes


Broccoli puree

  • 1 pound (500g) broccoli florets
  • 1 potato, peeled
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) vegetable stock
  • 1 parsley root, peeled
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • 2 or 3 sesame seeds

Chicken Marinate

  • 1 chicken breast, cut into 4 slices and crusted
  • 2/3 cup (160g) yogurt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Fresh juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 2 basil leaves, ripped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Mix all marinate ingredients in a medium bowl, add chicken breast cover and refrigerate for about 20 minutes.
  • Place potato and parsley root on a steamer rack over boiling water and steam until tender. Then steam the broccoli for about 10 minutes until tender. Let them cool. (if you don't have a steamer rack, boil the vegetables until tender). 
  • Transfer the vegetable to to the bowl of a food processor. Add vegetable stock and process until smooth. Transfer the vegetables to a medium bowl, add sour cream, salt and pepper and mix until well blended. The puree is ready to serve.
  • Roast sesame seeds in a dry frying pan for 2 minutes, over medium-low heat. Shake the pan constantly so they can evenly roast. Cook until sesame seeds rich a light golden brown color. Pour into a bowl and set aside to cool. 
  • In a medium frying pan melt butter and 1 tbsp oil over medium high heat. Add chicken and don't touch the chicken for at least 2-3 minutes until forms a golden crust. Flip the chicken and leave it on the other side another few  minutes. 
  • When done serve with broccoli puree and garnish roasted sesame seeds.


Serving: 1gCalories: 335kcalCarbohydrates: 27.8gProtein: 28.6gFat: 13.2gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 54mgSugar: 7.1g
Calories: 335kcal
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli puree, chicken recipes, dinner recipes, easy chicken recipes, lunch recipes, main dish

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  1. Mindy Author says:

    GORGEOUS BLOG! Really great! I’m loving your recipes too!

  2. RavieNomNoms Author says:

    WOW I just love that broccoli puree…that is so creative and SO pretty!! Thank you very much for sharing!

  3. Shellina Author says:

    I really like the idea of a broccoli puree- it’s something I’ve never seen before! Great creativity!

  4. Lauren at Keep It Sweet Author says:

    I love that broccoli puree!

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