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Vegetable Terrine with Chicken Mousseline

  Skinned chicken breast fillets 1 Pound, chopped roughly (500 Gram)
  Eggs 2 , beaten lightly
  Double cream 6 Fluid Ounce (175 Milliliter)
  Tabasco sauce 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Young spinach leaves 30 , tough stalks removed
  French beans 6 Ounce, topped and tailed (175 Gram)
  Carrots 3 Large, cut into very thin matchstick strips
  Frozen peas 8 Ounce
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

1. For making the mousseline in a food processor puree the chicken first and then again with eggs, cream, Tabasco, salt and pepper as per taste.
2. In a large saucepan with lightly salted boiling water blanch the spinach and cool them quickly running under cold water.
3. Then separate the leaves and let them dry well on a clean towel.
4. Take a 1 kg / 2 lb loaf tin and line the bottom and sides with three-quarters of the spinach leaves.
5. Into the tin spread one-quarter of the mousseline to form a smooth surface.
6. Layer beans closely lengthwise over the mousseline and then again with mousseline arranging carrot sticks lengthwise on the top.
7. Layer more mousseline and peas and top with the remaining mousseline and then with spinach leaves.
8. Using a foil cover the loaf and place it in a roasting tin.
9. Add hot water to the tin such that it covers halfway up the sides and loaf of the tin.
10. Place in the oven and bake for 1 ¼ hours.
11. Take out the loaf tin out of the water and cool the terrine.

12. Serve chill on a platter after refrigerating it for 4 hours.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 457 Calories from Fat 260

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.5%

Saturated Fat 0.84 g4.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 105.7 mg35.2%

Sodium 245.1 mg10.2%

Total Carbohydrates 17 g5.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g23%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 33 g66%

Vitamin A 220.5% Vitamin C 25.9%

Calcium 5.1% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Vegetable Terrine With Chicken Mousseline Recipe