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Chicken puttanesca with polenta

  • for 2 people
  • Takes 5 minutes to make and 25 minutes to cook
  • Easy
This delicious one-dish Italian dinner requires almost no effort. Not keen on polenta? Substitute it with diced butternut squash.

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INGREDIENTS

350g ready-made polenta
10g ready-grated Parmesan
350g jar of tomato sauce
A handful of cherry tomatoes
A handful of pitted black olives
1 tbsp capers, drained and rinsed
2 free-range chicken breasts (with skin)
Fresh basil leaves to serve

METHOD

1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/fan200°C/gas 7. In a large ovenproof dish, break up the ready-made polenta into chunks, sprinkle with Parmesan and season. Spoon over tomato sauce and scatter with cherry tomatoes, black olives and capers.
2. Top with chicken breasts. Season, drizzle with a little olive oil and bake in the oven for 25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through. Sprinkle with fresh basil leaves to serve.

  • Not keen on polenta? Substitute it with diced butternut squash.

From March 2009

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