Easy One Pot Chicken – By Leading Children’s Cookery Author Annabel Karmel

Chicken is great as it’s so versatile, plus it is also packed with protein and vitamin B12 to help babies grow.  As with this recipe, you can combine it with sweet root vegetables, such as carrot or sweet potato to give it a smooth texture, or add fruit such as apple to give it a slight hint of natural sweetness.


 Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Makes: 3 portions

Suitable for freezing



1 tbsp olive oil

50g onion, chopped

100g chicken breast, cut into chunks

60g carrot, peeled and sliced

300g sweet potato, peeled and chopped

1 small apple, peeled and chopped

200ml unsalted chicken stock

40g frozen peas



  1. Heat the oil in a saucepan and sauté the onion for 3 to 4 minutes until softened.
  2. Add the chicken breast and sauté for about 3 minutes
  3. Add the carrot, sweet potato and apple. Pour over the stock, bring to the boil and simmer, covered for about 12 minutes.
  4. Add the peas and continue to cook for 3 minutes.
  5. Puree in a blender with enough of the cooking liquid to make the desired consistency.

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