Salsa Butter Chicken

Merrilees Parker's quick and easy recipe combines chicken breasts with a piquant stuffing and is packed with flavour
By Merrilees Parker
Salsa Butter Chicken
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

For the salsa butter

  • 125 g butter
  • tbsp baby capers
  • 1 tbsp chopped salted anchovies
  • 2 tbsp fresh tarragon, leaves and stems
  • 2 tsp unwaxed lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice

  • 2 chicken breasts

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180C/gas 4.

2. Mix all the salsa the ingredients together. Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

3. Separate the skin of the chicken from the breast - without completely removing it and spread the salsa butter underneath.

4. Heat an oven-proof frying pan and brown the chicken on both sides.

5. Place in the oven for 8 - 10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.

6. Serve with salad leaves.

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