Recipe by jovigirl
Simple yet very tasty dish! Originally found on the internet. I add a little more cream (personal preference) :) Its great with just white rice to serve over. (cook time doesn't include cooking the chicken) This receipe was originally published in the cookbook "The Frugal Gourmet" by Jeff Smith. It calls for using his recipe for Boiled Chicken, Chinese style first to prepare the chicken.
Top Review by Yummy Twin Mummy
This was incredibly yummy! My three children absolutely loved it and my eldest even asked for seconds. We served it with basmati rice and it was a wonderful, comforting supper.
- 1 chicken, cooked
- 3 -4 leeks
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 garlic clove, chopped
- salt and pepper
- 1⁄8 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1⁄2 cup whipping cream
Directions See How It's Made
- Tear up the chicken meat into bite sized pieces.
- Cut the leeks into 2-inch pieces up to the point where the leek begins to turn green. Slice the piece once lengthwise, and divide the leaves. Rinse if dirty.
- Saute the leek stems and garlic in the oil. Then, add leek leaves, if desired. Do not allow the leaves to discolor; you simply want to cook them until they are barely tender.
- Add the chicken to the pan, and cook it until hot. Add the salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Mix well, and add the cream. Heat, and serve. Decorate with parsley.