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Lemon and Thyme Steamed Chicken

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Introduction

Don't bother with this if you're not doing the dressing. It's the dressing using the steamed garlic that makes it special. The thyme and lemon do stop the chicken being bland, and give it a zingy fresh flavour.

Don't bother with this if you're not doing the dressing. It's the dressing using the steamed garlic that makes it special. The thyme and lemon do stop the chicken being bland, and give it a zingy fresh flavour.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Metric Cups
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 bunch thyme
  • 4 chicken breasts (sliced in half horiontally)
  • 6 cloves garlic (peeled)
  • 1 pinch of sea salt
  • 1 pinch of ground black pepper
  • 2 bunches broccolini (trimmed)
  • 2 small courgettes (sliced thickly)
  • 250 millilitres natural yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper
  • 2 lemons
  • 1 bunch thyme
  • 4 chicken breasts (sliced in half horiontally)
  • 6 cloves garlic (peeled)
  • 1 pinch of sea salt
  • 1 pinch of ground black pepper
  • 2 bunches broccolini (trimmed)
  • 2 small zucchini (sliced thickly)
  • 9 fluid ounce natural yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of pepper

Method

Lemon and Thyme Steamed Chicken is a community recipe submitted by Coby and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Slice lemons thinly and scatter half of the slices over the base of a steamer basket. Scatter half the thyme over the lemons.
  • Trim chicken breasts of fat and place on the lemon and thyme. Add the garlic cloves and season with salt and pepper. Top with remaining lemon and thyme.
  • Place vegetables in second steamer and set over the basket of chicken.
  • Set steamer baskets over a large pot of boiling water and steam 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve chicken and vegetables with yogurt dressing
  • Yogurt dressing

  • Crush 1-2 steamed garlic cloves, using a garlic crusher, into a small bowl.
  • Add yogurt, honey and mustard.
  • Stir well to combine and season to taste.
  • Slice lemons thinly and scatter half of the slices over the base of a steamer basket. Scatter half the thyme over the lemons.
  • Trim chicken breasts of fat and place on the lemon and thyme. Add the garlic cloves and season with salt and pepper. Top with remaining lemon and thyme.
  • Place vegetables in second steamer and set over the basket of chicken.
  • Set steamer baskets over a large pot of boiling water and steam 15 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Serve chicken and vegetables with yogurt dressing
  • Yogurt dressing

  • Crush 1-2 steamed garlic cloves, using a garlic crusher, into a small bowl.
  • Add yogurt, honey and mustard.
  • Stir well to combine and season to taste.
  • Tell us what you think