|Broccoli & chicken quiche|
Quiche can be very filling and fulfilling! The meat and the vegetables coupled with the cheese makes a delicious combination. And I teamed it up with a simple salad of lettuce that I had bought at the recent horticultural show. The lettuce plants are doing well in their respective containers now.
|The different stages...|
1/2 of a small broccoli head
1 cup boiled chicken pieces, no bones
1 onion, finely chopped
100 ml cream
3 small eggs
2 cubes of Amul cheese
1 tsp grated pepper
A dash of salt
2 tbs oil
Cut the broccoli into florets and plunge them into boiling water for a couple of minutes.
Drain and plunge into iced water. Drain again and set aside in a colander.
Heat the oil in a pan. Fry the onions till translucent.
Add the chicken pieces and the drained broccoli florets. Fry for a couple of minutes.
Season with a dash of salt and grated pepper.
Remove and let it cool as you prepare the rest of the ingredients.
Grate the cheese and keep aside.
In a bowl, break the eggs and whisk along with the cream. Add the cheese and give it a good mix.
Divide the chicken/broccoli mix between the two shells.
Pour the egg/cream/cheese mix and bake in a preheated oven at 180C for about 20-25 minutes or till it turns a golden brown.
Remove, cool, and have it at room temperature with a green salad.
|Broccoli & chicken quiche with salad|