Pierce potatoes in several places with a fork. Place on the microwave turntable, towards the edge, and cook on full power, turning the potatoes over half way through cooking time.
For different wattage (or category) microwaves, adjust cooking time in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions.
While the potatoes are cooking, heat oil in a pan, add the chicken and garlic and cook until browned all over - about 5-6 minutes. Add the pesto and stir through, followed by the tomatoes and spinach.
Remove potatoes from oven carefully and stand for 1 minute. Cut potatoes in half and pile the chicken mixture on top. Serve with extra salad leaves.
2 large Fluffy potatoes (such as Maris Piper or King Edward)
2 skinless chicken breasts, cut into small cubes
1 clove garlic, crushed
2tbsp green pesto
4 cherry tomatoes, roughly chopped
Large handful baby spinach or rocket leaves (optional)
Soy, honey and ginger combined with the darker meat from the thigh make this a dish rich in flavour, perfect for a midweek family meal.
Try these delicious Chinese Potato 'Squeaks'. A fun new twist on an old favourite, and ready in just 15 minutes.
Korean Kimchi potato slaw on sourdough toast, topped with a fried egg
Enjoy a taste of Korea with this healthy Kimchi potato slaw. Paired with toasted sourdough and a runny fried egg, this dish is perfect for any occasion!
Recreated to celebrate VE Day last year, this is a popular wartime soup of potatoes, onions, leeks, celery and bacon - healthy and really tasty.
This campaign was originally produced in the framework of a programme co-financed by the European Union