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Chicken 2-ways

Chicken is often a favourite with babies, which is great news as it is incredibly nutritious, containing high levels of zinc and iron. These recipes include similar ingredients, served in two different ways.

The Itsy Blitz® allows you to take your family meal and blitz up a baby sized portion taken from it in seconds. So why not try this ultimate family pleaser One-pot Roast Chicken recipe for your family meal. Use some of the chicken from your roast to blitz up one of these delicious recipes for your baby.

Egg Free
Makes: 4 balls / 1 puree portions
Great for:  Baby Recipes 6-9 Months 9-12 Months
Suitable for Freezing

Chicken, quinoa & broccoli puree

½ teaspoons olive oil
10g onion, finely chopped
10g carrot, grated
10g apple, peeled and finely diced
1/4 small clove garlic, crushed
10g cooked quinoa
15g cooked chicken, chopped
50mls low in salt chicken stock or water
10g broccoli florettes
5g mature cheddar, grated

Chicken, quinoa & broccoli balls

10g broccoli florettes
10 onion, finely chopped
10g carrot, finely chopped
10g apple, peeled and finely chopped
1/4 clove garlic, crushed
10g cooked quinoa
15g cooked chicken, chopped
5g mature cheddar, grated
5g breadcrumbs

To make the chicken puree:

  1. Heat the oil in a small saucepan. Add the onion and apple and fry for 2-3 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 15 seconds. Add the quinoa and chicken stock. Cover with a lid and bring up to the boil. Simmer for 7 minutes.
  2. Add the broccoli and continue to simmer for another 7 minutes or until the chicken is cooked and the vegetables are tender. If using cooked chicken add this once the vegetables are tender. Remove from the heat and stir in the cheese.
  3. Spoon the mixture into the Itsy Blitz® blender & add up to 20mls of water. Screw on the lid and attach to the base. Blend.


To make the chicken balls:

  1. Cook the broccoli in a steamer for 5 minutes, cool and finely chop.
  2. To make the breadcrumbs add a piece of crust-less white bread and blitz in the Itsy Blitz® blender, alternatively you can use store bought breadcrumbs.
  3. Measure the ingredients into the Itsy Blitz® blender. Screw on the lid and attach to the base. Blend until chopped. Spoon into a bowl.  Shape the mixture into 4 small balls.
  4. Heat a little oil in a frying pan. Fry the balls for about 5 minutes turning over until golden brown.

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