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    Chicken and broccoli bake

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 30 minutes to 35 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • 1 tsp sunflower oil
    • 400g pack essential Waitrose British Chicken Breast Chunks
    • 375g essential Waitrose Broccoli, cut into florets
    • 1½ x 350g pots Waitrose Half-fat Cheese Cooking Sauce
    • 50g Cooks' Ingredients Breadcrumbs
    • 30g pine nuts, chopped
    • 2 tbsp grated Parmigiano Reggiano
    • Large pinch cayenne pepper
    • 15g butter


    1. Preheat the oven to 200C, gas mark 6. Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the chicken. Fry for 5 minutes until lightly browned and just cooked through. Drain on kitchen paper and arrange in the bottom of a 2 litre ovenproof dish.
    2. Steam the broccoli over a pan of simmering water for 3-4 minutes, until almost tender. Arrange over the chicken and spoon over the cheese sauce.
    3. Mix together the breadcrumbs, pine nuts, Parmigiano Reggiano and cayenne. Sprinkle over the top of the bake and dot with the butter. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until golden and bubbling. Serve with new potatoes.

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