Flavourful Steamed Chicken Breasts (Or Turkey, or Salmon...)

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by LittleNico

This is a healthy way to prepare chicken without losing a lot of flavour. You can use the exact same recipe and technique with turkey breasts, salmon fillets, etc. The measurements for the flavourings inside are approximate - adjust to your own taste. Wrapping the chicken breasts in cling film prevents the flavours and seasonings from being washed away.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Open up the chicken breast by cutting a pocket in the underside of the breast.
  2. Stuff the pocket with ginger, garlic lemon zest, chilli flakes, salt, pepper and thyme.
  3. Season the top side of the chicken breasts with salt and pepper as well.
  4. Wrap the chicken breasts tightly in cling film and then steam them for about 25 minutes.
  5. To check whether the breasts are cooked you need to unwrap one and make a cut into the underside of the breast to check that the meat is cooked through. If not, re-wrap and put back into the steamer for another 10 minutes or so.

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