Braised Chicken with Pumpkin and Sage Mash

with Pumpkin and Sage Mash

Braised Chicken with Pumpkin and Sage Mash will have you sitting down at the table in no time, and it can be made even easier with Livefreshr!

  • Paleo
  • High Protein
  • Meat
  • 0.0 min

    Bring a 2 saucepans of water to the boil, add the stock to one and salt the other.

  • 0.5 min

    Finely chop the onion, rosemary and sage.

  • 3.5 min

    Cut the skin off the pumpkin and roughly chop.

  • 5.0 min

    Add the pumpkin to the salted boiling water and boil until the pumpkin is tender and ready to mash. (15-20mins)

  • 6.0 min

    Season the chicken thighs with salt and pepper.

  • 6.5 min

    In a large frying pan over medium-high heat, heat half of the oil. Then add the chicken thighs and cook until brown on both sides.

  • 10.5 min

    Transfer the chicken to a plate. Pour off any excess fat from the pan and add the remaining oil.

  • 12.0 min

    Add to the pan the onion, rosemary, half of the sage, bay leaves and cloves. Saute all of the ingredients until the onion is softened, about 3-4 minutes.

  • 16.0 min

    Stir the tomato paste into the onion mixture. Then add the chicken stock* and stir.

  • 17.0 min

    Season the sauce with salt and pepper and bring to the boil.

  • 18.0 min

    Reduce the heat to medium-low heat and simmer until the sauce begins to thicken slightly.

  • 20.0 min

    Add the chicken to the sauce and continue to simmer until the chicken is cooked through. (5-10mins)

  • 23.0 min

    Drain the pumpkin.

  • 23.5 min

    Add a little olive oil to the saucepan that had the pumpkin and return back to the heat.

  • 24.0 min

    Add the remaining sage and cook until crisp.

  • 25.0 min

    Add the pumpkin back to the saucepan with the sage.

  • 25.5 min

    Mash the pumpkin until smooth.

  • 26.5 min

    Season the mash with salt and pepper.

  • 27.0 min

    Distribute the pumpkin mash among serving plates.

  • 30.0 min

    When cooked through, serve the chicken and sauce aside the mash.

  • Ingredients

    Butternut Squash, chopped

    Chicken Stock

    Tomato Paste


    Dried Bay Leaves

    Fresh Sage, finely chopped

    Fresh Rosemary, finely chopped

    Brown Onion, finely chopped

    Olive Oil

    Chicken Thighs (Skin On)

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