Hunter's chicken

Comfort food recipe for 2 people, takes only 45 mins; recipe has vegetable oil, chicken breasts, smoked back bacon, red onion, runner beans, carrots, bbq sauce, parmesan, potatoes, milk and cream cheese.

Hunter's chicken

Hunter's chicken

Recipe by Chef Soomro Course: Comfort food


Prep time

15 mins


  • Vegetable Oil: 1 tbsp vegetable oil, plus extra for the tray
  • Parmesan: 25g grated parmesan
  • Red Onion: 1 red onion, sliced
  • Milk: 100ml milk
  • Cream Cheese: 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • Potatoes: 4 potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • Smoked Back Bacon: 4 rashers smoked back bacon
  • Chicken Breasts: 2 skinless chicken breasts
  • Carrots: 2 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • Bbq Sauce: 50ml sticky BBQ sauce
  • Runner Beans: 1/2 pack runner beans, ends trimmed


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Oil atray, put the chicken breasts on it and cover each one with 2 bacon rashers. Put the chicken in the oven for 20-25 mins until cooked through.
  2. While the chicken is cooking,frythe onion in 1 tbsp oil until golden brown and soft, then set aside. Put the potatoes in a large pan of boiling water and cook for 10-15 mins until soft. Put another smaller pan of water on the hob and bring to the boil while the potatoes are cooking. Once boiling, tip in the runner beans and carrots and cook for 8-10 mins until soft but with a little bite. Drain the potatoes and put them back in the pan with the milk and cream cheese, mash until smooth and stir though the fried onions.
  3. Once the chicken is cooked, pour over the BBQ sauce and scatter over the parmesan and return to the oven for 2 mins until the cheese has melted. Serve with the mash, carrots and runner beans.