Mediterranean confit chicken breast


Total time: 3hr 20m
Preparation Time: 20m

Servings
For 4 people


Nutritional Information

Contains 255 Kcal, 37g Protein, 1g Carbohydrates, 11g Fat


Ingredients

  • Mediterranean chicken
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 100 g green olives
  • a little pepper
  • 1 organic orange, zest peeled into thin strips using a peeler
  • 8 sprigs thyme
  • 2 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 8 dl olive oil (not cold-pressed)
  • Utensils
  • 2 preserving jars, each approx. 1 l

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Instructions

  • Preheat the oven

    Preheat the oven to 80°C.
  • Mediterranean chicken

    Heat the oil in a frying pan. Season the chicken breast, brown for approx. 4 mins. on each side, remove from the pan, transfer to the preserving jars. Add the olives, orange peel, thyme and garlic. Place the jars on a baking tray. Pour in the oil until the meat is just covered.
  • To braise in the oven

    Approx. 3 hrs. in the lower half of the preheated oven. Remove the jars, remove the meat from the oil, serve with the olives and garlic.
  • Tip:

    Pour the cooled oil through a fine sieve, cover and leave to stand for approx. 1 day until the meat juice is set. Carefully strain the oil once more so that the meat juice remains in the jar. Store the oil in an airtight container in a cool, dark place for max. 1 month. The oil can be used for frying and steaming meat, fish and vegetables.

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