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Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Spring Onion Mash

Quick and easy are the words that come to mind for this dish. It is simply superb on a late summer’s evening when the chill has just started to settle in. There is something quite nurturing to the soul about mashed potatoes so be sure to serve a generous helping and add your favorite steamed vegetables to make this a healthy, all round meal.

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Ingredients

2 tbsp olive oil

4 chicken breasts, skin removed

4 tbsp balsamic vinegar

2 ½ tsp brown sugar

1 tbsp tomato puree

Freshly ground pepper

750g potatoes, peeled & chopped

25g butter

2 tbsp natural, unsweetened yoghurt

6 spring onions, diced

Preparation

Heat the oil in a large frying pan, then brown the chicken breasts for 2 minutes on each side. Remove from the pan and keep warm. Add the balsamic vinegar, sugar and tomato puree to the pan, then bring to a simmer for 15 minutes. Be sure to stir occasionally.

Put the chicken breasts back in the pan and then simmer for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, cook the potatoes in a pan of boiling water until tender, then mash with butter, yoghurt and spring onion.

Slice the chicken and serve on bed of mash, drizzled with remainder of the balsamic sauce

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