Drunk Chook

PREP TIME: 10 MINS
COOKING TIME: 30 + REST TIME
SERVES: 4-5

INGREDIENTS:

BOUQUET GARNI 

  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 sprigs of parsley
  • 1 stalk of thyme
  • white cotton string

CHICKEN

  • 1/2 (50g) medium brown onion, finely sliced
  • 800g chicken pieces
  • 1 tbs (10g) corn flour
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) water
  • 3 tbs (45g) tomato paste
  • 150g small white mushrooms, whole
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) red wine
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbs (20ml) olive oil

 To serve:

  • mashed or steamed potatoes

 METHOD

  1. To make the bouquet garni: bunch together herbs and tie one end with string, place in Micro Pressure Cooker with onion and chicken
  2. Combine cornflour with a little water to make a smooth paste. Add remaining water, tomato paste and pour over chicken. Add mushrooms, garlic, red wine, salt and pepper and microwave at 900 watts for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove from the microwave and rest until the pressure indicator drops. Stir through oil and serve chicken with mashed or steamed potatoes

 TupperTip:

  • Chicken thighs, drumsticks and wings work well with this recipe
  • Steam potatoes and toss through with a small amount of butter, parsley and salt for a quick and delicious pairing dish.