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Chicken Nyandarua


Spinach potato gratin

  • 600 GRAM CHICKEN BREAST, cubed
  • 3 ONIONS, chopped
  • 3 TOMATOES, chopped
  • 200 GRAM MUSHROOMS, sliced
  • 200 GRAM CARROTS, grated
  • 4 CLOVES

Stir fry the onion three minutes; add the chicken and mushrooms and stir fry five minutes more. Add the remaining ingredients, stir well and put the mixture in an oven dish. Bake the chicken half an hour at 175 degrees Celsius.

Inspired by the book "Karibu. Welcome to the cooking of Kenya" by Ann Gardner. Nyandarua is a district in the Central Province of Kenya.

Cook the potatoes 20 minutes, peel them and slice them. Stir fry the onion 3 minutes; add the spinach and stir fry until it has shrunk. Chop it. Distribute half of the potatoes over an oven dish, followed by the spinach and the chick peas. Close with the second half of potato slices. Arrange the tomatoes on top. Mix the cream with the eggs and pepper and salt to taste and pour this over the potatoes. Sprinkle the cheese on top and bake the gratin 20 minutes at 200 degrees Celsius.