Broccoli Puree with Sesame and Chicken

Broccoli Puree with Sesame and Chicken

Easy recipe, tasty and elegant perfect for dinner or lunch.

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Ingredients
  • Makes 2-3 servings
  • Broccoli puree
  • 500 g broccoli florets
  • 1 potato, peeled
  • 60 ml vegetable stock
  • 1 parsley root, peeled
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Garnish
  • 2 or 3 tbsp sesame seeds
  • Chicken Marinate
  • 1 chicken breast, cut into 4 slices and crusted
  • 150 ml 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
Directions
  1. Mix all marinate ingredients in a medium bowl, add chicken breast cover and refrigerate for about 20 minutes.
  2. 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). 
  3. 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.
  4. 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. 
  5. 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. 
  6. When done serve with broccoli puree and garnish roasted sesame seeds.
Broccoli Puree with Sesame and Chicken-1
Nutrition facts 1 Serving - Calories:335, Fat:13.2 g, Saturated Fat:3.0 g, Carbohydrates:27.8 g, Sugar:7.1 g, Fiber:6.8 g, Protein:28.6 g, Cholesterol:54 mg, Calories from Fat 119, Sodium 147mg, Vitamin A 22%, Calcium 28%, Vitamin C 272%, Iron 20%, Nutrition Grade A, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
On April 26, 2011 at 04:31 pm, Mindy said...
GORGEOUS BLOG! Really great! I'm loving your recipes too!
On April 30, 2011 at 12:15 pm, RavieNomNoms said...
WOW I just love that broccoli puree...that is so creative and SO pretty!! Thank you very much for sharing!
On April 30, 2011 at 07:24 pm, Shellina said...
I really like the idea of a broccoli puree- it's something I've never seen before! Great creativity!
On May 02, 2011 at 10:41 am, Lauren at Keep It Sweet said...
I love that broccoli puree!

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