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EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Braised Chicken Breast

with Fennel and Lemon

Braised Chicken Breast

Braised Chicken Breast - Low-calorie, highly enjoyable Mediterranean meal

262
calories
Calories
20 min.
Preparation
35 min.
Ready in
easy
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 2 servings
2 Scallions
1 small Carrot (about 80 grams)
1 Fennel bulb (about 250 grams)
1 small Lemon
2 Chicken breasts (each about 150 grams)
Salt
Pepper
1 tablespoon Soybean oil
1 teaspoon Fennel seed
2 Allspice berries
100 milliliters Vegetable broth
½ bunch Dill
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Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Peeler, 1 Large knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Non-stick pan, 1 Slotted spatula, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Casserole dish, 1 Aluminum foil

Preparation steps

Step 1/7
Braised Chicken Breast preparation step 1

Rinse scallions, shake dry and cut into thin rings.

Step 2/7
Braised Chicken Breast preparation step 2

Rinse, peel and cut carrot into thin slices.

Step 3/7
Braised Chicken Breast preparation step 3

Rinse and dry fennel, halve and then cut into strips. Rinse lemon in hot water, wipe dry and cut into thin slices.

Step 4/7
Braised Chicken Breast preparation step 4

Rinse chicken and pat dry. Season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a pan and cook chicken on each side for about 1 minute.

Step 5/7
Braised Chicken Breast preparation step 5

Remove chicken from pan. Add fennel seed, allspice, scallions, carrot, lemon and fennel in pan over medium heat, stirring, for about 1 minute.

Step 6/7
Braised Chicken Breast preparation step 6

Transfer carrot mixture to a baking dish and add chicken. Pour in vegetable broth and season with salt and pepper. Cover with aluminum foil and bake in preheated oven at 180°C (fan 160°C, gas: mark 1-2) (approximately 350°F) for about 15 minutes.

Step 7/7
Braised Chicken Breast preparation step 7

Meanwhile, rinse the dill, shake dry, pluck off the fronds and chop finely. Sprinkle dill over braised chicken and sauce and serve.