Parmesan chicken fillets with steamed bimi: quick and healthy recipe to take care of yourself during the week

Although for many the beginning of a new "course" is marked by September, January is still the month of returning to routine and recovering some order in our habits. With so much partying it is difficult to start again, especially in our daily menus; All of us can use some inspiration to return to home-cooked meals and compensate a little for the excesses.

Chicken and vegetables are again the wild card of many diets but I do not like that they are seen as mere resources to lose those extra kilos. I see this recipe for Parmesan chicken fillets with steamed bimi as a wardrobe to prepare any day of the week, at lunch or dinner: a very simple and fast dish, light but tasty.


For 4 people
  • Skinless chicken breast 2
  • Parmesan 50 g
  • Garlic clove or 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 2
  • Lemon 1
  • Bimi 400 g
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Dried or dehydrated onion 1/4 teaspoon
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • Ground black pepper
  • Salt
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter (optional)
  • Extra virgin olive oil

How to Make Parmesan Chicken Steaks with Steamed Bimi

Difficulty: easy
  • Total time 25 m
  • Elaboration 5m
  • Cooking 20 m

Dry the chicken breasts with kitchen paper and fillet in not very thin strips; salt and pepper. Mix in a deep dish the freshly grated Parmesan cheese, the crushed or grated garlic without the germ, and all the spices. Add the chicken and coat well, pressing gently.

Wash and dry the bimi, cut off the parts that may be damaged and place in a container suitable for steaming, in the microwave or over water in a pot. Add the lemon zest, a pinch of salt and pepper, a splash of the juice and a little olive oil. Cook until al dente. or more tender, to taste.

Melt the butter in a nonstick skillet or griddle and add a little olive oil. Cook the chicken in batches over medium-high heat, allowing it to brown well on each side. Remove and finish with all the pieces. Serve with the bimi, a pinch of pepper and more lemon to taste.

With what to accompany the chicken with parmesan

The idea of ​​this recipe for Parmesan chicken fillets with bimi is to have a complete single dish, not too heavy, but we can enrich it by adding a portion of rice or another cereal to the dish, better if it is whole. To complete the menu it may be a good idea to start with a vegetable cream or add a salad to the table, ending with seasonal fruit for dessert, or plain yogurt.

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