Grilled chicken with creamy leeks, mushrooms and peas

A delicious, comforting meal


This dinner is a comforting classic. Served with potatoes this makes a great family meal.


Ingredients - Serves 1 Adult

  • 250g / 8½oz. of baby new potatoes
  • 1 medium chicken breast (130g / 4½oz.)
  • 1 teaspoon of olive oil
  • 1 small leek, washed, trimmed and finely sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of water
  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • Dash of white wine
  • 5 medium mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons of frozen peas
  • 1 tablespoon of low-fat crème fraiche
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley, chopped
  • Black pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Boil the potatoes in a saucepan for 20 minutes until cooked through.
  2. Heat the grill and when ready cook the chicken on both sides until tender and cooked through. This will take between 8-10 minutes depending on the thickness of the chicken breast.
  3. As the chicken is cooking, heat a non-stick saucepan over a medium heat and add the oil.
  4. When the pan is hot add the leek along with 2 tablespoons of water and the thyme.
  5. Turn the heat down to low, cover with a lid and allow the leek to gently steam for about 5 minutes, or until soft.
  6. Next add the wine, sliced mushrooms, peas and crème fraiche.
  7. Cook gently for a further 5 minutes until the mushrooms are soft and season with a pinch of black pepper.
  8. Serve the chicken and baby potatoes with the sauce and garnish with the freshly chopped parsley.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with a side salad for some extra vegetables.

info

Try replacing the baby potatoes with pasta.

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Grilled chicken with creamy leeks, mushrooms and peas

Serves

1 Adult

1 Adult

Preparation Time

10 Minutes

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

25 Minutes

25 Minutes

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Utensils Needed

Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Cutlery, Kitchen Scales, Saucepan

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Energy
2109kj
501kcal
%
Fat
13.3g
19%
Saturates
5.9g
30%
Sugars
7.9g
9%
Salt
0.3g
5%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (660g)
Energy320Kj 2109Kj
76Kcal 501Kcal
Fat2g 13.3g
(of which saturates)0.9g 5.9g
Carbohydrate7g 46.5g
(of which sugars)1.2g 7.9g
Fibre1.6g 10.5g
Protein6.6g 43.7g
Salt0g 0.3g

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