Chicken with Vegetables, a Low Carb Recipe for fast Food

Chicken with vegetables
Chicken with vegetables Recipe Image © Thomas Sixt

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The Chicken with Vegetables Recipe I show you in this post.

Let yourself be seduced to a simple and particularly tasty dish and enjoy it without a guilty conscience.

Lunch, dinner or holiday dinner? This chicken dish has potential for your top ten most popular low carb dishes.

No question remains unanswered here! Breast, leg or wing, you can prepare this dish in wonderful variations and I have also added a vegan variation.

Vegetarian is simply good, discover here additionally the suggestion for cooking without animals.  Let’s go into the kitchen, it’s going really fast today and we’ll do it step by step together.

1. Shopping List Chicken with Vegetables

You can prepare this dish very easily in variations. The following table gives a quick overview:

BeschreibungIdeal für
Hähnchenbust bzw. Bio-MaishähnchenbrustFeinschmecker
Hähnchenkeulen Für Genießer
HähnchenflügelFür Knabberfreunde
RäuchertufoFür Veggie-Freunde

The vegetable ingredients: broccoli, zucchini, mushrooms, celery and carrots

Spices and sauce ingredients: butter, thyme, salt, pepper, olive oil, dry white wine, vegetable broth

Now let’s take a look at the important aspects of preparation, after all you want to shine in your kitchen and spoil your loved ones properly!

Mushrooms in a pan when frying.
Fry the mushrooms in a pan.Mushrooms frying in the pan, the roast aromas enchant the palate.

2. Recipe Chicken with Vegetables

Chicken with Vegetables and fine Thyme Sauce

Cooked, photographed and written down by chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2
Calories 464
Total Time 30 Min.

Simple guide for preparing chicken with vegetables.

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Chicken with vegetables
Chicken with vegetables Recipe Image © Thomas Sixt

Preparation Time

15 Min.

Cook Time

35 Min.

Ingredients

Chicken and Sauce

2 piece chicken breasts (Optional 185 g smoked tofu)
10 Stück Mushrooms
Salt (I use Ursalz!)
Pepper (I use black pepper)
some Olive oil
80 ml White wine dry
250 ml Vegetable broth
40 g butter
1 tsp thyme

Low carb vegetables as side dish

2 pc carrot
1 pc broccoli
4 Bars celery
1 pc Courgette
some Chili
1 tbs butter
4 pinches nutmeg

Instruction

Prepare chicken and sauce

Preheat the oven at hot air stage 185°C.

Wash the chicken breasts and dry them with kitchen paper.

Cut the mushrooms in half or in quarters depending on their size.

Heat a large pan and let some olive oil run in.

Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper and place them in the hot pan.

Fry on one side and let the colour take.

Add the mushrooms and sauté.

Turn the meat, deglaze with white wine and broth, add butter and thyme.

Put the pan without lid in the oven.

Pour the sauce over the meat several times during the 35 minutes cooking time.

Carefully add salt to the chicken pieces about 10 minutes before the end of the cooking time.

cook vegetables

Peel the carrots and cut them into 1 mm thin, diagonal slices. Place the carrot slices in a wide pot.

Cut the broccoli into florets, make a cross-shaped incision in the stalk and place with the carrots.

Cut the ends off the zucchini, halve lengthwise, cut out the core and cut into 5 mm pieces.

Cut the celery into 5 mm thick pieces, place the zucchini and celery in the pot.

Season the vegetables with salt, pour boiling water over them and cook for 8-10 minutes at high heat with lid until firm to the bite.

Carefully pour off the vegetables, foam the butter in the pot and season with salt, pepper, chilli and nutmeg. Put the vegetables in the pot and prepare them for serving.

Heat the plate and prepare.

Remove the pan from the oven, arrange the vegetables, cut the meat into diagonal slices and place on the plate. Season the sauce with salt and pepper and place on the plate.

Bon appetit!

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3. Nutritional Information

4. This is how the preparation goes wonderfully

Please note the following tips, it is not only about this dish, I would like to give you some basic ideas. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

Discovered all tips? Give yourself a few minutes and then get to work. Here are the instructions for your kitchen…

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5. Best Tips for Chicken with Vegetables

Tip on celery stalks:

In starred restaurants, we peeled the celery on the top. This makes it easy to remove the hard fibres. I don’t do this at home, I prefer to leave the fibre on the vegetable.

Tip for preparing tofu:

With this variation, you can reverse the preparation! First prepare the vegetables, then slice the tofu and fry it in the pan. Arrange the vegetables and glaze the tofu briefly with soy sauce and serve quickly on the plate.

Tip for more gourmet food:

You can add wild garlic pesto to this dish in spring and basil pesto in summer and decorate the cold sauces sparingly on the plate before serving. A trendy new pesto variant is carrot green pesto.

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