Creamy chicken & leeks

Creamy chicken & leeks

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(30 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 20 mins Ready in 30 minutes


Serves 2
This creamy, comforting combination is the perfect topping for baked spuds

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal384
  • fat20g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre3g
  • protein42g
  • salt1.75g
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  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 rashers unsmoked streaky bacon, chopped



    Bacon is pork that has been cured one of two ways: dry or wet. It can be bought as both rashers…

  • 2 skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 2 leeks, sliced into thin rounds



    Like garlic and onion, leeks are a member of the allium family, but have their own distinct…

  • 1 tbsp plain flour



    Flour is a powdery ingredient usually made from grinding wheat, maize, rye, barley or rice. As…

  • 300ml chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tbsp crème fraîche


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the bacon for 2 mins. Add the chicken, then cook with the bacon for a further 2-3 mins, until the pieces begin to turn golden. Tip in the leeks and cook gently for 10 mins until wilted and tender.

  2. Stir through the flour and gradually add the stock, stirring constantly. Add the wholegrain mustard and crème fraîche, stir again, then simmer gently for 5 mins until the sauce is slightly thickened and creamy. Serve on top of baked jacket potatoes.

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Comments (30)

JJMC1984's picture

Yummy!! Had with roast potatoes and garden peas. Will def have again.

karolynkee's picture

Super easy to make and very tasty, everyone loved it.

fifi01's picture

fab! easy to make ahead!

squeak191's picture

Yum, Yum!! This is a super easy, super tasty dish. I left out the bacon and added a pepper cut into strips which worked just as well I thought. And I had it with pasta, not a baked potato. Will definitely be one to make again.

lizzafezza's picture

A great way to use up any chicken from a roast

paulmellouie's picture

So easy to make. Try mixing with pasta instead of the jacket potato, lovely.

smudgy's picture

easy tasty recipe

mcroft's picture

This was really easy and I had everything already in the cupboards, really filling and really tasty.


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