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Chicken Packetswith Thai Flavors

Chicken Packets - Chicken Packets - Heavenly tender and juicy chicken from the oven
Chicken Packets - Heavenly tender and juicy chicken from the oven

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Calories:270 kcal
Difficulty:easy
Preparation:20 min
Ready in:50 min
Low-sugar
low-carb
Low-fat
Mineral-rich
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1 serving contains (Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calories270 kcal(14%)
Protein43 g(86%)
Fat5 g(6%)
Carbohydrates11 g(4%)
Added Sugar0 g(0%)
Roughage6 g(20%)

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Ingredients

For servings

½ stalksLemongrass
1Lime leaf
½ piecesGinger root (about 20 grams)
½Garlic clove
1Carrots (about 175 grams)
½ stalksLeek (about 250 grams)
1 teaspoonOlive oil
1Chicken breast (about 170 grams)
Salt
Pepper
¼Limes
¼ cupsCoconut water
2 sprigsCilantro

Kitchen Utensils

1 Baking sheet, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Peeler, 1 Brush, 1 Aluminum foil, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Kitchen shears

Directions

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1 Halve lemongrass crosswise and flatten with the side of a knife blade.
2 Coarsely chop the lime leaves. Peel the ginger and garlic and cut into fine strips.
3 Peel and thinly slice carrots.
4 Halve leek lengthwise, rinse well and drain. Cut the white and light-green parts into 2 cm (approximately 3/4-inch) pieces.
5 Cut 2 pieces of aluminum foil to 30 x 30 cm (approximately 12 x 12 inches) and spread each with 1 teaspoon oil.
6 Rinse the chicken, pat dry and place on foil pieces, then season with salt and pepper.
7 Scatter the prepared ingredients over the chicken and season lightly with salt and pepper.
8 Fold foil over contents to enclose, leaving a small opening for the liquid. 
9 Squeeze juice from lime. Stir 2 teaspoons juice into the coconut water and pour into the foil packet.
10 Seal packet completely, place on a rimmed baking sheet and bake in preheated oven at 200°C (fan oven: 180°C, gas: mark 3)(approximately 350°F) until chicken is cooked through, about 30 minutes. Rinse cilantro, shake dry and pluck leaves. Remove packets from oven, carefully cut open and serve immediately, sprinkled with cilantro.
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