Paprika chicken means altered dreams for Yummy Lummy tonight

Paprika gives me altered dreams

Whenever I have paprika I have nightmares unless I’ve gone to sleep in a really happy mood and then I have very good dreams. 

It's a cold cold Tuesday night in Canberra. I'm enjoying chicken and pumpkin mash for dinner.
It’s a cold cold Tuesday night in Canberra. I’m enjoying chicken and pumpkin mash for dinner.
Paprika chicken means altered dreams for Yummy Lummy tonight
 
Recipe Type: A simple weeknight meal for one
Cuisine: Australian
Author: Gary Lum
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Serves: 1
A simple meal that can be cooked after a long day at work with little preparation necessary.
Ingredients
  • Chicken Maryland
  • Pumpkin
  • Spinach
  • Cream cheese
  • Pistachio nuts
  • Paprika
  • Chilli flakes
  • Pepper
  • Salt
  • Dried mixed herbs
Instructions
  1. Heat the oven to 150 °C
  2. Rub oil into the chicken
  3. Dice the pumpkin and add to the baking tray
  4. Put the spinach in the baking tray
  5. Put the chicken on top of the pumpkin pieces
  6. Add salt, pepper, chilli flakes, dried mixed herbs and paprika to the chicken
  7. To give yourself altered dreams slip with the paprika
  8. Put it into the oven for one hour
  9. Set aside the chicken to rest for fifteen to twenty minutes
  10. During the resting time gently mash the pumpkin and mix in the cooked spinach and pistachio nuts
  11. Towards the end of rest time add a good dollop of cream cheese and mix into the mash to thicken it
  12. If you want, you could add a little butter here because butter makes things better
  13. In addition, you could have also cooked some bacon and added it to the mash because like butter, bacon makes things better
  14. Plate the chicken on a nicely coloured plate
  15. Spoon out the pumpkin mash next to the chicken
  16. Capture an image [I used a Nikon D5300 and a Tamron 90 mm MACRO lens at 1/125 second, f/4.5 and ISO 100]
  17. Eat the food
  18. Wash your dishes
  19. Write up the recipe and post on your blog
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Notes
This is a delicious meal for one or just add another piece of chicken for two. The mash is delicious. Season to taste.

 
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