Cheesy Chicken

Cheesy Chicken

Make this delicious chicken. Recipe devised by Kate Morris and Sally Brown.

45 minutes This should take about 45 mins

You will need:

  • 2 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 pinch of ground black pepper
  • 2 leaves of basil
  • 1 fresh orange, red, green or yellow pepper
  • 50g cooked chicken (Ask a grown-up to cook this for you, or you can buy ready cooked.)
  • 25g mozzarella cheese
  • 1 level tablespoon grated cheese such as Cheddar or Parmesan
  • Some oil for greasing

Remember to ask a Grown-up for help.

What to do:

Step 1

Before cooking, wash your hands and put an apron on. Weigh and measure all the ingredients. There should be enough for one serving using the quantities shown.

Step 2

Brush some baking paper with oil and place it on the baking sheet. Chop up the cherry tomatoes in a bowl using a clean pair of scissors. Remember, when using scissors, everyone knows, it’s best to point them at your toes!

Step 3

Add a pinch of pepper, tear up the basil and mix it all together.

Step 4

'Pop' the fresh pepper by pushing in the stalk with your thumbs until you push it inside. Now tear it in half with your thumbs and remove the seeds.

Step 5

Place half of the pepper onto the prepared baking tray with the cut side up so it becomes a bowl. Tear up the chicken and put it in the pepper. Put the cherry tomato mix on top, hiding the chicken.

Step 6

Squash and break up the mozzarella cheese in a separate bowl with a fork. Add it on top of the tomatoes then sprinkle a pinch of black pepper and some grated cheese on top.

Step 7

You will need to ask a grown-up for help with this part. Place the baking tray in a pre-heated oven at 180ºC fan/ 200ºC/Gas 6 for about 20 minutes, or until completely cooked through. Once the Cheesy Chicken has cooled down a little, you can eat it!

Step 8

Serving suggestion: serve the filled pepper half with peas. This dish can be frozen for up to one month.

For grown-ups

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Make this delicious chicken. Recipe devised by Kate Morris and Sally Brown.

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