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Turmeric chicken with pumpkin and broccoli

An easy traybake that works well with whatever veg you have – swede, cauliflower, parsnips, sweet potato or carrots

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An easy traybake that works well with whatever veg you have – swede, cauliflower, parsnips, sweet potato or carrots

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  • SERVES 4
  • PREPARATION TIME 10 minutes
  • COOKING TIME 30 minutes
  • 1 tbsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 60ml olive oil
  • 2 large boneless chicken breasts, skin on
  • ½ butternut squash, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1 small broccoli, broken into florets
  • 100g baby rocket leaves
  • ½ bunch of coriander leaves, chopped
  1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/fan 190ºC/gas mark 6.
  2. In a bowl, combine the turmeric, ginger, garlic, lemon juice and spring onion with the olive oil. Put the chicken into a baking dish, then pour on the turmeric mixture and rub over the chicken. Scatter the pumpkin around the chicken and coat with the dressing.
  3. Roast for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven, turn over the pumpkin and chicken and add the broccoli. Return to the oven and roast for another 15 minutes.
  4. Remove from the oven and cut each chicken breast into thick slices. Divide the rocket between four serving plates, top with the chicken, pumpkin and broccoli and pour on any juices from the baking dish. Scatter with the chopped coriander and serve.

Recipe extracted from Better Brain Food

Recipe extracted from Better Brain Food

Better Brain Food: Eat to cheat dementia and cognitive decline by Ngaire Hobbins and Michelle Crawford

Published by Murdoch Books

£ 17.99

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