Chicken & Pea Shoots à La Française

  • Servings: 2
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cooking TIme: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Difficulty: **


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 50g pea shoots
  • 1 white onion
  • 50ml olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • Thyme
  • Salt
  • 50g butter
  • 50g streaky bacon




  1. Pre heat your oven to 180c
  2. Dice the onion and garlic, cover with olive oil and place on a low heat, cooking until tender
  3. In an ovenproof frying pan fry the chicken skin-side down until golden
  4. Flip and add butter, thyme and 1 clove of garlic
  5. Flip back skin-side down and place in the oven for 15 minutes or until the chicken core is 56C+
  6. In a second frying pan drizzle a little oil. Chop the bacon into 1cm strips and place in the hot oil
  7. When the bacon starts to colour, add in a small pat of butter and keep moving the bacon until nicely golden.
  8. Drain off the bacon and place on a kitchen cloth to make sure all the fat is absorbed
  9. Dress the chicken with pea shoots and softened onion and some salt
  10. Add in the bacon and plate


Chicken & Pea Shoots à La Française