Crispy Chicken Thighs with Broccoli Mashed Potatoes

Crispy Chicken Thighs with Broccoli Mashed Potatoes


Servings 5
Time Needed Prep
Ingredients 12
Difficulty Easy

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  • To Make the Mash
  • 1 Kg Potatoes, Peeled
  • 1 Head Broccoli, Cut Into Pieces Use The Stem Here Too, Just Cut It Really Small
  • 1 cup Butter, As Much Or As Little As You Like, The More Butter The Better For Me
  • 1 Salt And Pepper, To Season
  • To Make The Crunchy Chicken
  • 8 Chicken Thigh Fillets
  • 2 cups Breadcrumbs
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, Crushed
  • 1 tbsp Salt And Pepper
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Thyme Leaves
  • 60 g Butter, Melted

Nutrition Information

Qty per
510g serve
Qty per
Energy 428cal 84cal
Protein 13.1g 2.6g
Fat (total) 3.3g 0.65g
 - saturated 0.71g 0.14g
Carbohydrate 92g 18g
 - sugars 30g 6g
Dietary Fibre 9.2g 1.8g
Sodium 781mg 153mg

Please Note - Nutritional information is provided as a guide only and may not be accurate.

This super easy crumbed Crispy Chicken Thighs with Broccoli Mashed Potatoes recipe takes away all of the mess that making chicken schnitzel comes with.

Best of all, just throw it on a tray and bake!

It doesn’t get any easier than this!

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You can also add herbs and nuts to the breadcrumb coating for a little extra texture and flavour.


  1. Add the potatoes and the broccoli stem to a large pot of salted cold water and bring to the boil over high heat.

  2. Cook for 15 mins then add the broccoli. Cook for a further 10 mins or until the potatoes are cooked through, drain well. Use a masher or potato ricer to mash the potatoes then add as little or as much butter as you want.

  3. Preheat oven to 180°C

  4. Place the chicken thighs on an oven tray and rub the garlic into them

  5. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle over the thyme

  6. Combine the melted butter and breadcrumbs and mix well. Press the crumbs over the chicken thighs and press down.

  7. Bake in the oven for 35 to 40 mins or until cooked through

  8. Serve with broccoli mash, rocket and a lemon wedges.

Chicken Thighs with Broccoli Mashed Potatoes | Stay at Home

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Raquel Neofit

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