15 Minute meal: Chicken and herb loaf

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Try adding garlic gloves or mushrooms to the middle of your loaf. Photo/Thinkstock
Try adding garlic gloves or mushrooms to the middle of your loaf. Photo/Thinkstock

Great for a quick dinner and the left overs are perfect for lunch in sandwiches.

Ingredients:

1 cup each: coriander, basil, mint leaves

1-2 tsp diced chilli or chilli paste

Feshly ground black pepper to taste

1 egg, lightly beaten

500g minced chicken

3 tbsp tomato sauce or chutney

Method:

Place herbs in a food processor and finely chop. Add chilli, pepper, egg and chicken.

Blend until evenly mixed. Pack into an oiled 21cm x 10cm microwave-proof loaf pan. Spoon sauce or chutney on top. Cover with waxed paper. Microwave on 60 per cent power for 8-10 minutes. The loaf will pull away from the sides when cooked. - Serves 4-6.

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