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Anna's Mexican Chicken Chilli

Anna's Mexican Chicken Chilli

with Homemade Tortilla Chips

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With punchy flavours, lots of goodness (thanks, veggies and red kidney beans!) and a tantalising mix of soft and crisp textures, this delightful chicken chilli is an ode to our pocket-rocket colleague Anna.

Allergens:GlutenMilk
Preparation Time30 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
Ingredients
serving amount
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serving amount

1 unit

carrot

1 unit

zucchini

½ unit

long green chilli

1 packet

chicken thighs

1 tin

sweetcorn

1 tin

red kidney beans

1 sachet

Mexican Fiesta spice blend

(May be presentGluten)

1 sachet

tomato paste

1 packet

passata

1 cube

chicken stock

4 unit

mini flour tortillas

(ContainsGlutenMay be presentSoy)

1 packet

shredded Cheddar cheese

(ContainsMilk)

1 packet

sour cream

(ContainsMilk)

Not included in your delivery

olive oil

¼ cup

water

1 tsp

brown sugar

20 g

butter

(ContainsMilk)
Nutritional Valuesper serving
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per serving
Energy (kJ)4060 kJ
Fat46.9 g
of which saturates22.1 g
Carbohydrate65 g
of which sugars21.8 g
Protein60.6 g
Sodium1940 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensils
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Baking Paper
Baking Tray
Large Non-Stick Pan
Instructions
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
GET PREPPED
GET PREPPED
1

Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Grate the carrot (unpeeled). Roughly chop the zucchini. Thinly slice the long green chilli (see ingredients list), if using. Cut the chicken thigh into 2cm chunks. Drain the sweetcorn. Drain the red kidney beans.

COOK THE CHICKEN
COOK THE CHICKEN
2

In a large frying pan, heat a drizzle of olive oil over a high heat. Add the chicken and cook, stirring, until browned, 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a plate and set aside (the chicken will finish cooking in step 5).

COOK THE VEGGIES
COOK THE VEGGIES
3

SPICY! If you are sensitive to heat, feel free to add less of the spice blend. Return the pan to a medium-high heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the carrot, zucchini and sweetcorn and cook, stirring, until softened, 4-5 minutes. Add the Mexican Fiesta spice blend and tomato paste and cook until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. Add the passata, water and brown sugar and crumble in the chicken stock (1 cube for 2 people / 2 cubes for 4 people). Simmer until slightly thickened, 3-4 minutes.

BAKE THE TORTILLA CHIPS
BAKE THE TORTILLA CHIPS
4

While the veggies are simmering, cut the mini flour tortillas (see ingredients list) into quarters. Divide the tortillas between two oven trays lined with baking paper, arranging them in a single layer. Brush (or spray) with olive oil and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Bake until lightly golden and crisp, 5-7 minutes. TIP: Arranging the tortillas in a single layer ensures they get evenly crisp.

FINISH THE CHICKEN CHILLI
FINISH THE CHICKEN CHILLI
5

While the tortilla chips are baking, add the red kidney beans and chicken to the frying pan with the veggies and stir to combine. Simmer until the chicken is cooked through, 2 minutes. Stir through the butter until melted and season to taste with salt and pepper.

SERVE
SERVE
6

Divide the chicken chilli between bowls. Top with the shredded Cheddar cheese, a dollop of sour cream and sliced green chilli (if using). Serve the homemade tortilla chips on the side for scooping.