"Chicken Man” Mark Tully shows Matthew Hayden how to make this healthy recipe in episode three of his show 'Home Ground'. Why not try it yourself?


  • 500g chicken breast

  • 1-2 pawpaws, diced

  • 4 lemon scented myrtle leaves

  • Handful of wattle seeds

  • ½ orange

  • Two handfuls of spinach leaves


  • 1.

    Add the pawpaw to a food processor until you have a smooth paste. Marinade the chicken in this for a few hours. This helps to tenderise the chicken and create flavour.

  • 2.

    Toast wattle seeds for a few minutes in a pan. Grind seeds with a mortar and pestle.

  • 3.

    Lightly pound lemon scented myrtle.

  • 4.

    Add butter and olive oil to a pan on medium heat. Add chicken and fry until golden brown (roughly 12 minutes or six minutes each side).

  • 5.

    Sprinkle wattle seeds on chicken and add leaves.

  • 6.

    Pour in juice from half a freshly squeezed orange.

  • 7.

    Season with salt.

  • 8.

    Rest meat for three to five minutes.

  • 9.

    Fry off a chopped clove of garlic and two handfuls of spinach in a hot pan.

  • 10.

    Place chicken on spinach to serve and drizzle olive oil over the top to infuse the flavours together.

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Posted by Yulia4Report
Where can I find both lemon scented myrtle leaves and wattle seeds?