Yield: 2 servings
|2 smalls||Skinless boneless chicken breasts|
|8 tablespoons||Extra virgin olive oil; plus a little extra|
|\N \N||; if necessary|
|2 \N||Garlic cloves; crushed|
|2 \N||Fresh oregano sprigs; (2 to 3)|
|350 grams||Baby new potatoes; halved|
|1 small||Red onion|
|1 teaspoon||Balsamic vinegar; (1 to 2)|
|225 grams||Frozen broad beans; thawed and all but|
|\N \N||; a handful peeled|
|6 \N||Walnut halves; chopped|
|1 \N||25 grams blo Parmesan|
|15 grams||Picked flat-leaf parsley leaves|
|\N \N||Maldon sea salt and freshly ground|
|\N \N||Black pepper|
1 Place the chicken breasts between sheets of clingfilm and gently beat with a rolling pin to 1cm/ ½" thickness.
2 Strip the oregano from its stalks and finely chop. Place in a dish with 2 tbsp oil and half the garlic. Season and grate in the lemon rind. Add the chicken, turning to coat and set aside.
3 Place the potatoes in a pan of boiling salted water, cover and cook for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Heat a frying pan. Finely chop the onion.
Add 1 tbsp oil to the pan and fry the onion for a few minutes until softened.
4 Shell the remaining handful of the broad beans. Heat a small frying pan and a griddle pan.
5 Stir the balsamic vinegar into the frying pan, cut the lemon in half and squeeze in about 1 tsp juice. Swirl to combine and stir into the beans.
6 Add the walnuts to the small frying pan and cook for a minute or two until toasted, tossing occasionally. Remove from the heat.
7 Shake most of the marinade off the chicken and add to the griddle pan.
Sear for about two minutes on each side or until tender.
8 Place the remaining oregano and garlic in a mini blender. Grate the Parmesan and add the parsley and walnuts.
9 Season and whizz for 10 seconds, add the remaining 4 tbsp oil and blitz again. Add 2 tbsp beans and mix well.
10 Drain the potatoes and stir into the bean mixture. Spoon a pile into the centre of a serving plate and drizzle the pesto around the edge, letting it down with a little more oil if neceesary. Arrange a piece of chicken to the side and serve.
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