Recipe

Creamy herb and garlic chicken with gnocchi

A rich and creamy herb and garlic chicken with gnocchi from Australian Women's Weekly.

  • 25 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Creamy herb and garlic chicken with gnocchi
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 x 200g chicken breast fillets
  • 500 gram fresh gnocchi
  • 2 clove garlic, crushed
  • 300 millilitre cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano

Method

Creamy herb and garlic chicken with gnocchi
  • 1
    Heat half the oil in large frying pan; cook chicken, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until cooked through.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, cook gnocchi in large saucepan of boiling water, uncovered, until just tender; drain.
  • 3
    Heat remaining oil in same frying pan; cook garlic, stirring, 1 minute. Add cream and juice; bring to the boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until mixture thickens slightly. Remove from heat; stir in oregano.
  • 4
    Slice chicken into thick pieces. Divide gnocchi among serving plates, top with chicken, drizzle with sauce.

Notes

Gnocchi, Italian "dumplings" made of potato, semolina or flour, are simple to prepare at home, but when you're pressed for time, they can be purchased in the fresh pasta section of most supermarkets.

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