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Gnocchi and white sauce goes well together. Pan fried chicken breast on the side makes it a perfect meal.

Gnocchi with White Sauce and Pan Fried Chicken Breast

Ingredients for gnochhi in white sauce:
  • 500g gnocchi
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 and 1/2 cup milk
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Ingredients for chicken breast:
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • 1/2 chicken stock cube, crushed to form powder
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder or paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Oil
Preparing gnochhi with white sauce:
  • Put gnocchi in boiling water. You'll know gnocchi are cooked once they start floating to the surface. Strain gnocchi and keep it aside.
  • Heat saucepan in medium heat. Add butter and let it melt.
  • Add flour and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring it continuously.
  • Gradually whisk in milk. Cook and stir until the sauce is thickened. Add salt and pepper.
  • For serving, you may either add gnocchi in the sauce or put sauce on top of gnocchi.
Preparing pan fried chicken breasts:
  • Marinate chicken breasts with vinegar, mixed herbs, chicken stock powder, chilli powder or paprika, salt and pepper. It's better to leave it overnight in a fridge or for at least a couple of hours.
  • Heat oil in a pan in high heat. Put chicken flat on the pan. Cook both sides well.


24 comments:

    Angie's Recipes said...
    My type of everyday lunch! Chicken looks so tasty.
  1. ... on November 12, 2011 at 10:48 PM  
  2. divya said...
    Very delicious and tempting recipe.. looks awesome :)
  3. ... on November 12, 2011 at 11:33 PM  
  4. cookingvarieties said...
    hi spoon and chopsticks, how are you doing... i love your chicken marinading ingredients, seems very delicious, especially eaten hot.
    never tried gnocchi with white sauce before-

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  5. ... on November 13, 2011 at 1:38 AM  
  6. julie said...
    Delicious n super tempting recipe!!
  7. ... on November 13, 2011 at 3:20 AM  
  8. Ann@Anncoo Journal said...
    I can have this everyday too!
  9. ... on November 13, 2011 at 3:56 AM  
  10. claudia @Whats Cookin said...
    I could eat gnocchi everyday, my kids have asked that we have them for Thanksgiving along with the Turkey and trimmings... looks like I will be busy, yours looks amazing!
  11. ... on November 13, 2011 at 3:24 PM  
  12. Ann said...
    Delicious! I love gnocchi! ...and you're right! It goes beautifully with chicken!
  13. ... on November 13, 2011 at 3:29 PM  
  14. Mari @ Mari's Cakes said...
    Wonderful Pan fried chicken, I am definitely going to try it.

    Have a beautiful and blessed week :)
  15. ... on November 13, 2011 at 3:36 PM  
  16. Neha said...
    Already following you dear...
  17. ... on November 13, 2011 at 3:48 PM  
  18. Amy said...
    Look so tasty!!
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  19. ... on November 13, 2011 at 9:47 PM  
  20. Prathima Rao said...
    Fabulous platter!! Creamy gnocchi is a perfect accompaniment to this delish pan fried chi..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner
  21. ... on November 13, 2011 at 10:19 PM  
  22. Reva said...
    That is one yummy platter... I have always been gnocchi but this looks easy.. Bookmarked dear..:)
    Yes, I am now your humble follower..
    Keep posting some more yummy recipes..:)
    Reva
  23. ... on November 14, 2011 at 4:08 AM  
  24. Peggy said...
    I just made gnocchi last night! This white sauce sounds so delicious :)
  25. ... on November 14, 2011 at 4:53 AM  
  26. Balakrishna Saraswathy said...
    deliciously yummy yum yum:)
  27. ... on November 14, 2011 at 5:49 PM  
  28. Reem | Simply Reem said...
    this looks absolutely delicious....
    Perfect cozy food....
  29. ... on November 14, 2011 at 6:28 PM  
  30. Victor said...
    I love gnocchi. Ricotta, butternut squash are also good substitute to potato. The sauce looks great!
  31. ... on November 15, 2011 at 2:34 PM  
  32. Nami | Just One Cookbook said...
    Very nice and easy week night meal that I should make this. I love the creamy gnocchi. My daughter is into white sauce but my son prefers tomato sauce. I have tough customers. Hehee. :-)
  33. ... on November 15, 2011 at 7:58 PM  
  34. Ann@Anncoo Journal said...
    Sounds so healthy and easy to make. I must bookmark this for my family especially my hubby, he loves white sauce.
  35. ... on November 16, 2011 at 2:43 AM  
  36. Jeannie said...
    I can't believe I haven't tried gnocchi before! probably would have to make from scratch...yours makes me hungry just looking at the photos!
  37. ... on November 16, 2011 at 4:30 PM  
  38. elisabeth@foodandthrift said...
    Sel-you've just given me a genius tip re: the marinade for the chiken. I always use just bottled Italian, or other herbed dressing for marinade. I have white vinegar, herbs, and chicken cubes on hand. Thanks for the tip!

    Now, could you pass the plate please? It's lunchtime here, and I'm drooling over your yummy gnocchi and fabulous chicken:DDD
  39. ... on November 17, 2011 at 3:22 AM  
  40. Suzi said...
    Ummm I love gnocchi but never really thought of serving it with white sauce. Looks delish.
  41. ... on November 18, 2011 at 8:52 AM  
  42. cookingvarieties said...
    hi spoon and chopsticks...hey, what a cool recipe you got here. they look so clean and appetizing. would surely love to try this...
  43. ... on November 18, 2011 at 2:51 PM  
  44. Spoon and Chopsticks said...
    Thanks for all the nice comments.

    @Victor: Thanks for your suggestion!
  45. ... on November 20, 2011 at 9:55 AM  
  46. Magic of Spice said...
    I adore gnocchi and this is a lovely family meal!
  47. ... on November 22, 2011 at 6:54 PM  

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