Frugal Friday

Cumin Chicken with Roasted Potatoes, Spinach and Creamy Sauce

Who loves chicken? Please raise your hand!

Today’s Frugal Friday is presented by R who has shared one of his special chicken recipes with you. It’s a perfect $3.2 comfort dish to share with your family and friends. What makes it so special then? It’s just a chicken, isn’t it? Well, don’t you look at this yummylicious chicken with this mouth-watering creamy sauce? You judge.

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Cumin Chicken with Roasted Potatoes, Spinach and Creamy Sauce

  • Servings: 6
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Ingredients:
6 chicken thigh
1 tbsp paprika
1 tsp cumin
75+25gr gr butter
1 kg potatoes, peeled and cut
4 cloves garlic
1 cup chicken stock
300 mL thickened cream
1 tsp thyme
1 lemon, squeezed
120 gr baby spinach
Salt and pepper

Directions:
1. Marinade chicken with 1 tbsp salt, 1 tbsp paprika and 1 tsp cumin. Keep refrigerated for 1 hour.
2. Melt 75 gr butter. Over medium heat, brown the chicken. Keep the fat and set aside.
3. Preheat the oven to 200 degree Celsius.
4. Meanwhile, peel and cut potatoes. Put potatoes in a baking tray. Coat the potatoes with the fat from the chicken (or use olive oil for healthier options).
5. Heat an oven-able pan over medium heat.  Melt 25 gr butter and cook garlic until brown.
6. Add chicken stock, cream, thyme, lemon juice, 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp pepper.
7. Cook until boil. Simmer for 5 min
8. Add spinach and cook for 3 min.
9. Add chicken and cook for another 2 min.
10. Bake chicken and potatoes in the oven at 200 degree Celsius for about 25 mins.
Costs:
6 chicken thigh – $ 5.5
1 kg potatoes – $4.00
100 gr butter – $1.40
4 cloves garlic – $ 0.55
1 cup chicken stock – $ 2.75
300 mL thickened cream – $ 1.25
1 lemon, squeezed – $0.8
120 gr baby spinach – $3.00
Cost per serve: $3.2
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