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Chicken breast with herby sauce

Total Time
15 min
5 min
10 min
Simple to create and exciting to eat! Tender chicken pieces top crispy polenta slices whose flavours are all brought together with this rustic homemade herby sauce.


Olive oil

2 tbs

Skinless chicken breast

500 g, (Buy 2x250g fillets)

Polenta, boiled

500 g, (4 x 125g slices), ready-to-serve

Pickled gherkin, drained

2 individual, finely chopped

Fresh flat-leaf parsley

½ cup(s), finely chopped

Dijon mustard

2 tsp


1 clove(s), crushed

White wine vinegar

2 tsp

Green string beans, cooked without added fat

200 g


  1. Heat 2 tsp oil oil in a large non-stick frying pan on high. Halve chicken breast fillets horizontally. Cook for 3-5 minutes each side or until well browned and cooked through. Transfer to a plate. Wipe pan clean and heat 2 tsp oil on medium-high. Cook polenta for 2-3 minutes each side or until golden brown.
  2. Meanwhile, combine gherkins, parsley, mustard, garlic, vinegar, 1 tbs oil and 1 tbs iced water in a jug. Season.
  3. Boil beans in a saucepan for 4 minutes or until tender. Slice the chicken and serve with beans and polenta. Drizzle with herby sauce.