- 1 tbsp sunflower oil
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- 2 leeks, thinly sliced
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- 3 medium potatoes, cut into small cubes
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- 1 tbsp plain flour
- 700ml skimmed milk
- 2 ready roasted chicken breasts, skin removed and cut into chunks
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- 2 thick slices ham, chopped
- 175g each frozen sweetcorn and frozen peas
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Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the leeks over a low heat for 3 mins until softened. Stir in the potatoes and flour, then slowly blend in the milk, stirring with a wooden spoon. Bring to the boil and simmer, uncovered, for 10-12 mins until the potatoes are soft.
Add the chicken, ham, sweetcorn and peas, then stir over a medium heat for 5 mins or until hot and bubbling. Season to taste and serve with crusty bread.
Make it with fishReplace the cooked chicken breast and ham 300g/10oz skinned smoked haddock or any firm-fleshed white fish. Cut the fish into chunks and add at the same time as the peas and sweetcorn. Sprinkle over a handful of chopped fresh herbs to serve.