1 tbspolive oil4golden shallots, thinly sliced4chicken Marylands, flesh slashed to the bone at intervals2small swedes (about 400gm), thinly sliced250 mlapple cider2thyme sprigs150 gmcrème fraîcheTo serve:frisée and apple salad
Preheat oven to 200C. Heat olive oil in a wide casserole over high heat, add shallot, stir until just tender (2-4 minutes), remove from pan and set aside. Add chicken to pan and cook, turning occasionally, until just golden (3-5 minutes). Add swede, shallot, cider and thyme, season to taste, bring to the boil, then transfer to oven and bake until chicken is cooked through (20-30 minutes). Stir in crème fraîche and serve hot with frisée and apple salad.