Chicken with bean salad

By admin
29 August 2013

When there's chicken in the house, there's always a fabulous meal ready to happen

Serves 4

Preparation time: 10 min

Standing time: 15 min

Cooking time: 15 min

5 ml (1 t) ground cinnamon

10 ml (2 t) paprika

30 ml (2 T) brown sugar

80 ml (? c) oil

4 chicken pieces

salt and freshly ground black pepper

15 ml (1 T) balsamic vinegar

5 ml (1 t) Dijon mustard

200 g green beans

2 cans (400 g each) three bean mix

handful of fresh parsley, chopped

1    Preheat the oven to 180 °C. Mix the cinnamon, paprika, sugar and 30 ml (2 T) of the oil. Toss the chicken in the mixture and season with salt and pepper.

2    Mix the vinegar, mustard and remaining oil in a bowl. Blanch the green beans in a pot of boiling water for 5 minutes then add to the balsamic mixture with the canned beans and parsley.

3    Brown the chicken in a hot pan, transfer to a baking sheet and roast in the oven for 10 minutes or until cooked. Serve the chicken with bean salad.

- Hope Malau

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