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    One-Pot Cider Chicken

    Chicken is simmered in a cider and apple sauce with potatoes to give it a real autumnal flavour. Serve with shredded greens or broccoli.

    • Nut Free
    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 25 minutes
    • Total time: 35 minutes 35 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • 500g pack Waitrose Fresh Chicken Breast Fillets
    • 1 tbsp plain flour, seasoned
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • 500ml bottle Waitrose Vintage English Cider
    • ½ x 500g pack baby new potatoes, thickly sliced
    • 1 medium Bramley apple, peeled, cored and chopped
    • ½ x 15g pack fresh thyme
    • 200ml tub Waitrose Half Fat crème fraîche
    • 1 Cox eating apple, sliced into 16 pieces


    1. Coat the chicken in the seasoned flour. In a large frying pan with a tight-fitting lid, heat the oil then brown the chicken on both sides for 2-3 minutes.
    2. Pour in the cider and add the potatoes. Bring to the boil then add the chopped Bramley apple and thyme. Season well, cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes, until the potatoes are tender and the chicken is thoroughly cooked with no pink meat.
    3. Stir in the crème fraîche and Cox apple slices and simmer uncovered for 5 minutes until the apples are just tender. Try This Replace the chicken breast fillets with 4 pork loin steaks.

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