Advice 1: Potato-pea puree with chicken

When classic mashed potatoes will become boring, you can make it an interesting variation - with green peas and cream. The taste of the dish turns out very unusual and interesting.
Potato-pea puree with chicken


  • Potatoes - 5-6 pieces;
  • Peas canned - 1 Bank;
  • Cream 15-20% fat;
  • Butter - 100 g;
  • Chicken breast;
  • Salt and pepper to taste.


  1. Peel the potatoes peeled, pour water and put to boil on the stove until fully cooked. Readiness check knife - potatoes should easily slide off the knife. At the end of the cooking, almost all the water to drain, leaving one-third.
  2. In a mixer whip cream with green peas. There also pour the boiled potatoes with water, all carefully beat with a mixer (or blender).
  3. Almost ready to pour the puree back into the pot and put it on the stove. Put salt and pepper to taste. Bring puree to a boil and simmer over medium heat for 10-15 minutes. This is done in order to cream sets out too long and ready puree can be stored in the refrigerator.
  4. When the puree is ready, put butter and mix well. This ingredient is added optionally, the opponents of calories it can be deleted.
  5. Chicken breast or thighs to clean off the skin, trim off the bones. You should get 300-400 grams of chicken.
  6. The pan pour a drop of oil, fry chicken until Golden brown.
  7. A dish can be considered vegetarian, if you exclude the chicken.
  8. For supplying prepared meals in a bowl filled with mashed potatoes, and is laid on top of a couple of spoons of fried chicken.


Advice 2: How to cook pea soup with chicken

Pea soup has a high nutritional value. Therefore, it is recommended to include in the menu in the cold season. Method of cooking depends on the taste preferences of the person and the condition of his health. If you're a fan of nourishing soup, the broth can use pork, lamb, beef or smoked. Otherwise, use chicken, Turkey, rabbit or just vegetable oil.
How to cook pea soup with chicken
You will need
    • peas - 1.5 cups;
    • chicken - 300 g;
    • potatoes - 2 pieces;
    • carrots - 1 piece;
    • onion - 1 piece;
    • vegetable oil;
    • Bay leaf - 2 pieces;
    • pepper
    • salt
    • greenery - to taste;
    • water - 3 liters;
Soak overnight the required amount of peas. This will reduce the time of cooking and improve taste quality by removing invisible film with peas.
Pour into the pan with the peas clean cold water and place on the tile. Before boiling remove the foam, cover the pan and cook the peas over very low heat for an hour.
In the meantime, take chicken, rinse under running water and cut into portions. By lapse of time, put the meat in the peas and continue to cook for about 30 minutes. Don't forget to remove the scum.
Peel carrots and onion. Pour into the pan with vegetable oil and add the carrots, chopped into cubes. Roast lightly. Finely chop onion and add to skillet, sauté until Golden brown.
Peel the potatoes, cut into cubes and add to the pan as soon as cooked chicken. Before boiling remove the foam. Salt the soup needed salt.
Put in a pan the onion and carrot, Bay leaf, pepper peas. Simmer the soup for another 5-7 minutes and allow to infuse.
Before serving, sprinkle the dish with finely chopped parsley, dill, cilantro and green onions. Pea soup goes well with crackers or black bread.
The cooking time of the soup are named. As the duration of cooking depends on the peas and chicken.
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Half-pea can't dunk.
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