Wings

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Wings – where to even begin? There are wings and there are wings. I want wing perfection, and why not? A plate of wings is well into 3 figures on the calorie count so why bother wasting it on soft, limp, greasy monstrosities that even the majority of professional kitchens refer to as buffalo wings. For the record, Brew Dog …

Chicken in a Basket

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Southern style chicken is a bit of a treat, but let’s be honest, deep frying stuff is a pain in the arse. Here we shallow fry to get crispy, then finish in the oven. Make sure you use dried herbs… Method Marinate the chicken in the buttermilk for 8+ hours, preferably overnight When ready mix all the dried ingredients to …

Chicken, Vegetable & Barley Broth

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Not your every day chicken and veg soup, the barley adds a lovely depth… Method Put the stock, chopped veg and whole chicken bits into a pan, add 600ml of water and simmer for 30 minutes Remove chicken and set aside, add the barley to the pan and cook for 10-12 minutes Shred the chicken, and return to the broth …

Cajun Chicken Salad

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If ever there was a time to use a high quality free range chicken it’s with this one, you will really taste the difference. I would also recommend using those tomatoes that are still attached to the vine, although cherry or plum varieties are a good alternative. Method Lightly coat the chicken breasts in oil and rub a generous amount …

Epic Hunter’s Chicken

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This is NOT your usual pub grub… Method Put the oven on circotherm intensive (Neff) at 200 degrees and get the sauce on the go (if you’re making it) Finely dice and saute the onion for 5 minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients, bring to the boil, then simmer for half an hour or until it reduces to a …

Ultimate Chicken Pie

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Make this in individual pie dishes topped with puff (of filo) pastry, it’s very simple and a big crowd pleaser. There really is no need to ever cook a different chicken pie! Method Trim and dice the chicken and start frying it in a medium saucepan with olive oil and butter Finely chop the onion and garlic and add to …