Crust less Chicken Quiche



Today was my first time to make Quiche, this Quiche does not have a crust and is packed with delicious flavours.  I poached the chicken in ginger and Star Anise.  I absolutely loved this dish.


To Make the Poached Chicken

4 Chicken thighs

½ ginger chopped

1 star anise

1 tablespoon Tamari

3 tsp. virgin oil

625 ml water


To make the Quiche

1 Capsicum chopped

5 eggs

½ onion sliced

2 cups baby spinach

10 small or baby toatoes

50g feta diced

½ cup grated low fat Boccioni

1 large tomatoes cut in wedges

1 tbsp. parmesan

Salt and pepper for seasoning


To Make the Poached Chicken

Add the chicken, ginger, oil, tamari and water in a sauce pan.  Put it on medium heat and bring to the boil.  Reduce and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.  Put the heat off and leave the chicken in the liquid for 5 more minutes.

Remove chicken and shred.  Discard the liquid.

To make the Quiche

Preheat oven to 180°C

Place capsicum on a non stick baking tray, spray oil and season with salt and pepper.   Bake for 15 minutes.  Add the onion and bake for another 10 minutes.

Best the eggs in a large bowl.  Add the capsicum, onions, chicken, spinach, fete, Boccioni, parmesan, baby spinach in the bowl.  Season with salt ad pepper and mix.

Add mixture to a baking dish and place tomatoes randomly.  and bake for 30 minutes or until cooked through.


This dish serves 4

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