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Tam’s 3 budget-friendly ways to cook with chicken breast

Discover delicious midweek chicken dinners.

spicy chicken burger with baked edamame
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"Buying in bulk is often better value, so I’ve put together three delicious dinners you can make with one large packet of chicken breast fillets. These scrumptious budget-friendly dinners will definitely impress the whole family. Reduce food waste and try these exciting meal ideas this week."

- Tam

Tam’s top tip:

“Fruit and veggies are often more affordable when they’re in season, as they’re in abundance. So use your favourite veggies of the season in this dish and enjoy it all year-round!”

spicy chicken burger with baked edamame

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Spicy Chicken Burgers with Baked Edamame

Add some heat to your midweek cooking with these spicy chicken burgers. Simply layer lemon-dressed, store-bought coleslaw, silky cucumber ribbons, pan-fried chicken breast fillets and spicy sriracha sauce in jumbo bread rolls, and serve with bowls of baked edamame beans. The best bit? These brilliant burgers will be on the table in 30 minutes.

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Quick one pot chicken cacciatore

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Quick One-Pot Chicken Cacciatore

All you need is one pot to make this budget-friendly chicken cacciatore recipe. Ready in half an hour, this dish is sure to become a family favourite. Start by browning the chicken all over and then frying onion, garlic and rosemary in the pan. Wine and passata form the base of the rich and rustic sauce, which hits you with some acidity from the vinegar and olives. Scatter with capers and oregano and serve with some warm, crusty bread. This is simple Italian comfort food at its best.

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Healthier chicken schnitzel

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Healthier Chicken Schnitzel

The good ol’ schnitty needs no introduction, but this healthier version of it might! Not only is it gluten free and nutritionally approved, but it’s also packed full of flavour. This recipe sees the chicken baked not fried for a bit of a lighter spin, and also uses almonds as the hero in the crunchy, golden crumb. Served with a side of zingy coleslaw, it’s guaranteed to be a hit with the whole family.

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