Preparation time: 25 minutes (including 20 minutes marinating)


Cooking time: 6 minutes

Makes 2-3 portions

Suitable for freezing

You’ll need:

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1 chicken breast, skinned

½ garlic clove, finely chopped

1tsp fresh thyme, finely chopped

1tbsp olive oil, plus a little extra for griddling

1tbsp lemon juice

Baby carrots or broccoli florets, to serve


1. Cover the chicken breast with cling film or greaseproof paper and, using a mallet, flatten to 5mm (¼in) thickness. Cut the chicken into strips.

2. Mix together the garlic, thyme, olive oil and lemon juice and use to marinate the chicken for at least 20 minutes.

3. Heat the griddle and brush with a little oil. Remove the chicken from the marinade and griddle for 3 minutes each side or until cooked through.

4. Serve with finger food such as baby carrots or broccoli.


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