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Balsamic Chicken with Rosemary Potatoes



Serves 2

2 Red Tractor chicken breast fillets
300g echarlotte potatoes, scrubbed and cubed
15g fresh rosemary, chopped
4 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
½ lemon, juice of

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Preheat the oven to 220ºC, gas mark 7.

Toss the cubed potatoes with the rosemary, 3 tsp of the oil and seasoning, and arrange in a single layer over the base of a roasting tin.

Cook for 30 minutes turning once until crisp and golden.

Meanwhile, prepare the chicken beasts (see top tip).

Heat the remaining tsp of oil in a non-stick frying pan or ridged griddle pan. Add each butterflied chicken breast and cook for 6 minutes each side until golden brown and cooked through.

Just before serving drizzle the vinegar over the chicken and add the lemon juice. Cook for 1 minute, then season. Drain the potatoes on kitchen towel and serve with the chicken, lemon wedges and a rocket salad.

TOP TIP: To butterfly the chicken: place the chicken fillets on a chopping board and remove each inner

Recipe kindly supplied by Waitrose.  More than 5,000 recipes can be found at