chicken breast with peas

Chicken Breast with Peas

3.80 from 5 votes
Pin Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 33 minutes
Total Time 43 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine South African
Servings 6 servings
Calories 186 kcal


  • 3 whole chicken breast halved lenghtwise
  • 2 tbsp butter or margarine melted
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 180 gram frozen peas thawed
  • 100 gram mushrooms fresh, sliced


  • Arrange chicken breasts in a round baking dish, with meatier, thicker portions facing the outside edge of the dish.
  • Combine all remaining ingredients, except peas and mushrooms, in a small bowl and brush this mixture over the chicken.
  • Cover with wax paper, microwave at full for 13 minutes, rearranging the chicken after 6 minutes cooking time.
  • Top chicken with peas and mushrooms. Cover and microwave at full for 9 minutes, or until vegetables are heated through and chicken is fully cooked.
  • Let it stand, covered for 5 minutes before serving.


Calories: 186kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 26gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 579mgPotassium: 514mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 610IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 1mg
Keyword chicken breast recipe, chicken breast with curry, chicken breast with lemon, chicken breast with mushroom sauce, chicken breast with pasta, chicken breast with peas
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!