4 Quick and Easy Ways with Breaded Chicken

4 quick and easy ways with breaded chicken

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Perk up a pack of breaded chicken with one of these inventive ideas

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Try one of our quick and easy chicken recipes. These chicken recipes are perfect for a speedy midweek meal.

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Ingredients

  • We use shop-bought breaded chicken fillets

Buffalo chicken buns

  • Cook a 300g pack of breaded chicken mini fillets on a sheet of baking paper on a baking tray following pack instructions.
  • Mash 50g dolcelatte with 8 tbsp coleslaw, and season.
  • Melt a large knob of butter in a pan with a few dashes of hot sauce. When the chicken is cooked, spoon the butter over each piece and toss to coat.
  • Add some shredded Little Gem to the base of 4 toasted buns, then top with the chicken and a spoonful of the cheesy coleslaw. Serve with chips, if you like.

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Crunchy chicken pesto melts

  • Cook 4 breaded chicken breast fillets following pack instructions.
  • Spoon over 4 tbsp fresh pesto and add slices of mozzarella. Grill until bubbling and golden.
  • Serve with a rocket salad, if you like.

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Chunky chicken salad with ranch dressing

  • Cook 2 breaded chicken breast fillets following pack instructions.
  • Cut 1 Little Gem and ½ an avocado into chunks. Halve 12 baby plum tomatoes, slice ½ a small red onion and dice ¼ of a cucumber.
  • To make a dressing, mix 3 tbsp mayonnaise, 3 tbsp soured cream, 1½ tbsp white wine vinegar, ½ tsp garlic granules and 1 tbsp chopped dill.
  • Arrange the salad in 2 bowls, slice the chicken and sit on top. Spoon over the dressing and some extra dill, if you like.

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Crispy chicken rice bowls

  • Cook 100g brown basmati rice in boiling salted water, adding 100g of peas just before draining.
  • While the rice is cooking, cook 2 breaded chicken breast fillets following pack instructions.
  • Drain the rice and peas, then toss with 4 chopped spring onions, 1 tbsp chopped sushi ginger and 1 tsp toasted sesame oil.
  • Divide between 2 bowls. Slice the chicken and sit on the rice. Drizzle over teriyaki sauce and sprinkle with more spring onion and some sliced red chillies.

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