Portuguese-Style Chicken

Portuguese-Style Chicken

with Potato Wedges & Garden Salad

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Too often we reduce Portuguese cuisine to a certain Bondi-based burger, though we've got to agree it’s pretty delicious. But throw in some potato wedges and a refreshing salad and we think this dish might give that burger a run for its money!

Tags:Low CalorieNaturally Gluten-FreeNot Suitable for Coeliacs
Preparation Time35 minutes
Cooking difficultyLevel 1
serving amount
Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon
serving amount

½ unit


1 clove


1 pinch

chilli flakes

1 sachet

smoked paprika

1 packet

chicken breast

2 unit


1 tub

garlic aioli

(ContainsEgg, MilkMay be presentTree Nuts)

1 unit


1 bag

mixed salad leaves

½ tub

Dijon mustard


1 unit


Not included in your delivery

2 tsp

brown sugar

olive oil

¼ tsp


½ tsp


Nutritional Valuesper serving
Nutritional Valuesarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
Energy (kJ)2060 kJ
Fat17.5 g
of which saturates3.8 g
Carbohydrate34.8 g
of which sugars8.8 g
Protein44.8 g
Sodium694 mg
The average adult daily energy intake is 8700 kJ
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Baking Paper
Baking Tray
Large Non-Stick Pan
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
Roast the potato
Roast the potato

Preheat the oven to 240°C/220°C fan-forced. Cut the potato (unpeeled) into 1cm wedges. Spread the potato over an oven tray lined with baking paper. Drizzle with olive oil, season with a pinch of salt and pepper and toss to coat. Roast until tender, 25-30 minutes. TIP: Cut the potato to the correct size so it cooks in the allocated time.

Add flavour to the chicken
Add flavour to the chicken

While the potato wedges are roasting, finely chop the garlic (or use a garlic press). In a medium bowl, combine the garlic, the salt, smoked paprika, brown sugar, a small squeeze of lemon juice (see ingredients list), a drizzle of olive oil and a pinch of chilli flakes (if using). Place your hand flat on top of a chicken breast and use a sharp knife to slice through horizontally to make two thin steaks. Repeat with the remaining chicken, then add to the marinade and toss to coat. Set aside.

cook chicken
cook chicken

When the wedges have 10 minutes cook time remaining, heat a drizzle of olive oil in a large frying pan over a medium-high heat. When the oil is hot, add the chicken breast and cook until lightly browned and cooked through, 2-4 minutes each side (depending on thickness). Transfer to a plate to rest. TIP: The sugar in the marinade may caramelise slightly in the pan. This makes the chicken even more delicious! TIP: The chicken is cooked when it is no longer pink inside.

cut tomato
cut tomato

While the chicken is resting, finely chop the tomato. Cut the cucumber into half-moons.


In a medium bowl, add the Dijon mustard (see ingredients list), honey, a small squeeze of lemon juice and olive oil (2 tsp for 2 people / 1 tbs for 4 people). Season with a pinch of salt and pepper and stir to combine. Add the tomato, cucumber and mixed salad leaves. Toss to coat. TIP: Toss the salad just before serving to keep the leaves crisp.


Thinly slice the Portuguese-style chicken. Divide the chicken, potato wedges and garden salad between plates. Serve with the garlic aioli. TIP: For the low-calorie option, serve with 1/2 the garlic aioli.