Chicken Marengo
Chicken Marengo is a simple herby chicken stew named after a town in Northern Italy. It was said to have been invented by Napoleon’s chef and, by the way, has nothing to do with the dance called the Merengue…
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  • 500 g (1lb) chicken breasts, cubed
  • 400 g (14 oz) tomatoes, chopped
  • 200 g (7oz) mushrooms, thickly sliced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp thyme
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Chopped parsley to serve
  1. Heat the oil to a medium heat and brown the chicken for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add the onions and fry until the onions start to brown.
  3. Turn down the heat, add in the flour and cook for 2 minutes with stirring.
  4. Add in the garlic, herbs, tomatoes and 250 ml (1 cup) of water. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Add in the mushrooms and simmer uncovered for another 15 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.
Titli's Tips
Serve with pasta or rice if you wish, but I prefer to eat this with lightly toasted French bread.

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Calories 263 13%
Calories from Fat 95
Total Fat 10.6g 16%
Saturated Fat 1.7g 8%
Unsaturated Fat 7.4g
Amount Per Serving       % Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate 12.5g 4%
Dietary Fibre 3.2g 12%
Sugars 5.4g
Protein 30.2g 60%
Cholesterol 80.0mgs 26%
Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie diet.