CHICKEN BUBBLE AND SQUEAK
This recipe is a keeper. Another accidental creation of mine that I am super proud of. It makes a wonderful main meal or even a side dish at barbecues. I made this dish for Australia Day celebrations this year and it was a real hit.
There are potatoes in it but on occasions I eat potatoes because paleo rules are slowly changing at times and potatoes are slowly sneaking back into the plan. Like anything we have, if it's in small doses and moderation, and if we can tolerate it, why not. If you're a strict paleo bunny, sometimes you just need that extra boost of carbs.
You can have the chicken in it or you can leave it out and have it as a complete vegetarian dish as well. And guess what!!! It is absolutely delicious and no one will complain. Not even the kids.
So enough said, lets get to the recipe already.
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-2 tablespoons of olive oil or coconut oil
-half kg or 1 pound of chicken (leave out for vegetarians)
-4 small potatoes
-2 sweet potatoes
-1 large onion
-3 cloves of crushed garlic
-2 sticks of celery
-1 broccoli head
-1 cup home made sauerkraut or paleo approved sauerkraut (optional)
-Handful of Baby spinach leaves
-Salt and pepper
-Herbs of your choice
-1 tablespoon home made chili conserve (optional)
-1 tablespoon of bakers yeast
-1 cup of grated cheese
*peel root vegetables (I use organic produce so I don't peel the carrots),
*chop and cook until soft, drain and sit aside
*caramelize onion and fry the chicken (leave out for vegetarians
*add rest of your chopped veges (leave the spinach out), and fry with the onion
*add your softened root vegetables, salt and pepper and herbs and crushed garlic and fry for a few minutes stirring as you go
*if using sauerkraut, add the kraut and spinach and continue to fry for another few minutes stirring as you go.
*Put in oven safe dish, crack four eggs on top and sprinkle grated cheese on top, salt and pepper
*cook in over for half hour on 175 degrees Celsius or 350 Fahrenheit
*add chili if you like it spicy and a handful of chopped parsley and serve