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Easy Creamy Garlic Mini Chicken Fillets Recipe

A very easy, creamy garlic mini chicken fillets recipe that not only packs a punch of flavour but is also incredibly simple to prepare.

creamy chicken fillet dinner uk recipe

Creamy chicken fillets

Chicken fillets are a versatile ingredient, loved by many for their succulent meat and ability to blend with various flavours. But in this recipe, we’re taking them to a whole new level.

We’re cooking them in an air fryer – the ultimate kitchen gadget that guarantees crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside results every single time.

Imagine tender chicken fillets, seasoned in garlic and herbs, then cooked to perfection in the air fryer. The result is a deliciously juicy and tasty dish that will be a hit at any dinner table. And the best part? This recipe is so easy to follow, even novice cooks can whip it up in no time.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Firstly, the flavour profile is simply irresistible. The alluring combination of garlic and cream creates a savoury, rich sauce that perfectly complements the tender chicken fillets. Each bite offers a burst of creamy goodness that will have you reaching for seconds.

Secondly, the air fryer method of cooking ensures that the chicken fillets turn out perfectly while retaining their juiciness on the inside. This gives you restaurant-quality results right at home, without the hassle of deep frying.

Lastly, this recipe is incredibly easy to prepare. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner in the kitchen, you’ll appreciate the simplicity of this recipe. It’s perfect for those busy weeknights when you want to whip up something quick, yet delicious.

Ingredients

  • 1 KG Chicken Mini Fillets
  • 1 Onion (Finely chopped)

Chicken Fillet Seasoning

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Mixed Herbs
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • Salt and Black Pepper

Creamy Sauce

  • 250 g Chicken Stock
  • 200 g Soft Cheese
  • 100 g Green Beans (chopped into small pieces. (optional))
  • 1 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 20 g Butter
air fryer chicken fillets uk recipe
sauteed onions and green beans

How to make a creamy chicken fillet dinner

STEP 1:

Make sure your chicken fillets are fully defrosted. Add them to a bowl and add the olive oil, garlic granules, mixed herbs, smoked paprika and salt and pepper. Mix until all the fillet are evenly coated

STEP 2:

Tip them all in the air fryer and spread out as best you can. Set the temperature to 180℃ and cook for 18-20 minutes turning half way through.

STEP 3:

Meanwhile cook some rice in a saucepan if using , add the oil to the frying pan and fry the onion on a medium heat. Fry for 8 minutes until soft and add the butter and green beans.

STEP 4:

Add the corn flour and mix through for 1 minute. Slowly add the chicken stock and keep on mixing until blended. Add the soft cheese and stir until the sauce gets thick and creamy . Add hot water if it gets too thick.

STEP 5:

Add the chicken fillets and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with some basmati rice.

mini chicken fillets in a creamy sauce

Leftovers

  1. Allow the chicken fillets to cool: Before storing, make sure the chicken fillets have cooled down to room temperature.
  2. Transfer to an airtight container: Once cooled, transfer the creamy chicken fillets to an airtight container.
  3. Refrigerate: Place the container in the refrigerator. The chicken fillets should stay good for up to 3-4 days.
  4. Freezing: If you want to store the chicken fillets for a longer period, you can freeze them. Just make sure to use a freezer-safe container or a heavy-duty freezer bag. They can last up to 3 months in the freezer.
  5. Reheating: When you’re ready to eat the chicken dinner, reheat them in the microwave or oven until they’re heated through.
creamy chicken fillet dinner uk recipe

Easy Creamy Garlic Mini Chicken Fillets Recipe

Rachel
Creamy and comforting chicken fillet dinner.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine British
Servings 8
Calories 330 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 KG Chicken Mini Fillets
  • 1 Onion (Finely chopped)

Chicken Fillet Seasoning

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Mixed Herbs
  • 1 tbsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • Salt and Black Pepper

Creamy Sauce

  • 250 g Chicken Stock
  • 200 g Soft Cheese
  • 100 g Green Beans (chopped into small pieces. (optional))
  • 1 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 20 g Butter

Instructions
 

  • Make sure your chicken fillets are fully defrosted. Add them to a bowl and add the olive oil, garlic granules, mixed herbs, smoked paprika and salt and pepper. Mix until all the fillet are evenly coated
  • Tip them all in the air fryer and spread out as best you can. Set the temperature to 180℃ and cook for 18-20 minutes turning half way through.
  • Meanwhile cook some rice in a saucepan if using , add the oil to the frying pan and fry the onion on a medium heat. Fry for 8 minutes until soft and add the butter and green beans.
  • Add the corn flour and mix through for 1 minute. Slowly add the chicken stock and keep on mixing until blended. Add the soft cheese and stir until the sauce gets thick and creamy . Add hot water if it gets too thick.
  • Add the chicken fillets and simmer for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with some basmati rice.
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Nutrition

Calories: 330kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 27gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 150mgSodium: 254mgPotassium: 448mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 846IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 48mgIron: 2mg
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