Creamed chicken with leeks & bacon

A rich & creamy flavoursome chicken and bacon dish.

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Creamed chicken with leeks & bacon

A rich & creamy flavoursome chicken and bacon dish.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 25 mins
Total Time 1 hr 45 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 2 tbs Cornflour
  • 450gm chicken (diced 4 chicken breasts)
  • 1 pack of smoked bacon diced up or a pack of smoked bacon lardons.
  • 2 leeks ( i used one large and one medium chopped up.
  • 1 cup of grated mature cheese
  • 1tsp butter ( to stir in at the end)
  • 1 pint of semi skimmed milk
  • 1 tbs mustard powder ( i used colemans)
  • 1 tbs marjoram (dried)
  • 1 tbs parsley ( dried)
  • 1 tbs garlic powder ( can use granules)
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 cup double cream
  • 40 mls vegetable oil

Instructions
 

  • First put the vegetable oil in a frying pan to heat up then add your diced bacon,chicken & leeks fry them all togetger for about 15 mins or till all cooked.
  • In a bowl add the cornflour with 2 tbs of the milk taken from the pint and mix into a paste.
  • Add the salt, pepper, marjoram, mustard powder, garlic powder, & parsley then pour in the rest of the pint of milk and whisk together. Then add the cream.
  • Put the chicken, leeks and bacon into the slowcookeralong with you wet ingreadiants and cook on high for 1 hr 15 minutes.
  • Add the cheese and stir it in put lid back on and cook for a further 10 minutes.
  • Add a tsp butter give it a gd stir through then serve with mash or pasta.
  • Recipe inspired by a packet mix i used to buy a few years ago. Goes lovely with creamed mash and steamed green beans, or goes great with tagliatelle.
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