Broccoli is considered to be vegetarian food, and few people know that there are many tasty and even meat dishes with this vegetable..
One of them is chicken breast with broccoli. This combination, of course, will not become very low-calorie, but there are more nutrients and vitamins in it. And, of course, this dish will be delicious.
|chicken fillet –||3 pcs.|
|broccoli –||400 g|
|bow –||1 PC.|
|carrot –||1 PC.|
|vegetable oil –||for frying|
|salt and spices –||taste|
|Time for preparing: 60 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 150 Kcal|
To begin with, we take and cut the chicken breast into small cubes, rinse and dry it thoroughly. Next, clean the carrots and onions. How to do it, immediately put warm oil in a pan and chop vegetables. We cut carrots with a thin salt shaker, and chop the onions just finely. Throw the vegetables into the pan with the oil and fry – 4-5 minutes, so that they become slightly golden in color.
Then we divide the broccoli into small pieces, if you have a big one, and send it to the onions with carrots, then fry for another 5 minutes.
Next, add meat to vegetables and mix everything thoroughly. Cover with a lid and reduce the fire. Stew the dish for about 10-15 minutes, do not forget to stir.
Chicken Breast with Broccoli in Cream Sauce
We take the chicken breast and wash it, then dry it so that there is no excess water left. Then cut it into equal parts and put in the pan. Sprinkle with chopped onion and garlic. Salt and add spices to taste. Mix thoroughly, fry until golden brown – and no more.
Next, add broccoli and green beans to the pan. Broccoli before this should be divided into small inflorescences. If frozen vegetables – we put it right.
Fry meat with vegetables – our goal is to make broccoli soft. The main thing is not to overdo it so that the vegetables do not creep into porridge.
When the goal is achieved – add cream to our dish and leave to stew under the lid for 5-7 minutes.
As it will be ready, you can sprinkle the dish with oregano and spices to taste. In addition, you can add a little grated cheese in order to diversify the taste.
Chicken breasts with Brussels sprouts in the oven
First rinse the meat and dry it. Next, sprinkle with salt and spices from all sides, then put in a saucepan and leave to marinate for 4 hours, and you can for the night – at your discretion.
Next, put the saucepan with water on the fire and salt it. When it boils, put broccoli in it, which should first be divided into florets. It should be kept in boiling water for about two minutes and not more – otherwise it will become porridge, and we only need to soften it. As it will be ready – we put in a colander in order to dry out.
Meanwhile, my pepper, cut off the tails and get seeds. After that, it should be cut into strips..
How everything will be ready, put the vegetables in a baking dish and pour lightly with oil, then add salt. Then we beat off the chicken breasts so that they become flat and cover them completely with vegetables. Next thing we cover with foil – if you don’t cover, the meat will be more roast and dry.
We put the form in the oven for 35 minutes at 180 degrees. Willingness to check so – carefully remove the foil and try the meat with a knife, it should be soft. If you want the meat to brown a little, then you should remove the foil 5 minutes before the readiness.
Chicken fillet rolls with broccoli and cheese
First of all we heat up the oven – we need about 200 degrees.
Next, put broccoli in a saucepan, pour water and bring to a boil – like boiling, hold for another five minutes, then take out, rinse with cold water and put in a colander to dry.
Then put the chicken breast between two plastic films and beat them so that it becomes as thin as possible. Sprinkle fillet on top with paprika and salt.
Next, chop finely broccoli and cheese, then mix them and divide into four parts – for each roll. We spread the resulting filling on the fillet pieces and roll them into rolls – so that they do not turn around, you can seal the edges with the help of toothpicks.
Next, we heat the vegetable oil on a high heat in a skillet and fry the rolls until golden brown and no more. Put the rolls on a greased form and send them to the oven for 30 minutes.
How to cook a tasty dish in a slow cooker
We take chicken fillet, wash it, dry it and put it between two plastic films, then we beat it out so that it becomes thin. Then rub it with salt and pepper – plus you can add some spices to your taste..
Then mix garlic and sour cream in a separate plate – you need to mix thoroughly.
Then wash and dry the broccoli. Grind it and spread on the breast, which is then wrapped in an envelope.
After that, we smear our envelopes with sour cream and garlic and put them in a steaming tank. Pour water on the bottom of the bowl of the multicooker and set the mode “Cooking” or “Steaming”. Cooking the envelope should be about an hour – it can be a little more if you are not sure of readiness.
Rice with broccoli and chicken meat
First cook the chicken fillet, then cut it into cubes. Then boil rice with vegetable oil – it will last about 20 minutes. Then cook broccoli for 5-6 minutes and make sure that it does not boil soft – otherwise it will turn into porridge.
Next, rub the cheese on a fine grater and divide it into two parts. We mix the first together with rice, chicken and cream.
Then we distribute the whole mass over the baking sheet and spread broccoli on top, pressing it in a little. After that, sprinkle everything over the second piece of cheese.
Next, put the baking tray in the oven for 20-25 minutes at a temperature of 170-180 degrees.
Chicken Broccoli Soup
First, pour 2-2.5 liters of water into the pan and put the breasts in it. Boil, remove the foam, and after boiling, boil for about another 15-20 minutes..
We take out meat and cut into small pieces. Also dice carrots and chop finely onions. Next, fry the meat with vegetables in a pan until golden brown – always in butter.
Then clean the potatoes, wash and cut them into small strips..
After the preparations, put the chicken broth on the fire, pour the potatoes and frying into it – bring to a boil.
While the broth is boiling, we wash the broccoli and divide it into small florets. As soon as the broth begins to boil – we spread broccoli into it, salt, pepper and add seasonings to taste. Reduce the heat, stir and, covered with a lid, cook for about fifteen minutes.
After the time the soup can be poured into plates.
Chicken Salad with Broccoli
First we wash the chicken fillet and dry it. Peel the garlic. Wash lettuce and tomato.
Next, take the chicken fillet and sprinkle it with oregano or other fragrant grass, fry in a pan with the lid closed until done. Fry should be in vegetable oil. Cut the finished meat into strips..
Then cut the tomato into small pieces. Broccoli scald a couple of minutes in salty boiling water and immediately pour over cold water so that it does not lose color. We press garlic.
From this amount of ingredients you get two servings of lettuce – so we put lettuce leaves in two portions, put meat, broccoli and tomatoes on top, and put garlic evenly on top. Salt the salad and make a mesh over it from mayonnaise.
For those who do not like salad in a similar form: lettuce leaves can be finely chopped, also cut the meat and make slices of tomatoes into two parts. Mix all the ingredients in a plate and add mayonnaise, then mix again.
- Do not forget to wash the meat;
- Broccoli should not be cooked for a long time, because of its soft structure, it can easily turn into porridge;
- Broccoli after cooking should be doused with cold water, so that it does not lose its color;
- Although broccoli and low-calorie vegetables – do not think that the meat dish will also be completely low-calorie, but in case you are on a diet, you can replace some of the ingredients with less harmful to the figure;
- Such dishes can easily teach your family to this unusual and very useful cabbage..
Enjoy your meal!