Chicken with rice and leeks

Chicken with rice and leeks
For this "chicken with rice", the rice is cooked using the pilau method (started on the hob, finished in the oven), but with chicken cooking juices as the liquid to add plenty of delicious flavour.

Pieces of cooked chicken are then added.

This version also has chopped and lightly fried leeks.
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Last modified on: January 29th 2017

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45 min.11 min.56 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 10 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
Prepare 250 g leek and chop finely.

Set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
Dice 250 g chicken.

Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
Prepare 1 shallot and 1 onion.

Chop both, but the shallot very finely.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
Use a large pan that can go both on the hob and in the oven. Melt 20 g goose fat on medium heat. When good and hot, add the chopped onion.

Salt and pepper, then cook without colouring while stirring for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
Tip in 300 ml rice all at once and cook while stirring for about 1 minute.

Stage 6
Chicken with rice and leeks
The rice should "pearl" (become translucent).

Stage 7 - 2 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
Pour in 450 ml poultry cooking juices and mix briefly.

Stage 8 - 20 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
Cover with aluminium foil (or an oven-proof lid) and cook in the oven for 20 minutes.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
While the rice is cooking, pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a large frying pan on medium heat. When hot, add the chopped shallot, salt and pepper, then cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
Add the chopped leeks, mix well and cook until the leeks are just tender but still nice and green (about 4 or 5 minutes).

Stage 11 - 2 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
Add the diced chicken, mix well, salt and pepper again, then check the seasoning.

Leave to heat through for 1 or 2 minutes, then turn off the heat.

Stage 12 - 3 min.
Chicken with rice and leeks
When the rice is cooked, take it out of the oven and add the chicken and leek mixture. Mix well.

Stage 13
Chicken with rice and leeks
Serve piping hot.
You will probably have understood already that this is an ideal way to use up bits of leftover chicken, especially in the days after cooking five hours poultry. Of course, if you don't have your own cooking juices, you can use a simple chicken stock, but it will less rich and flavoursome.
A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,788 Kcal or 11,673 Kj120 gr122 gr203 gr
139 %46 %11 %31 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
189 Kcal or 791 Kj8 gr8 gr14 gr
9 %3 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
697 Kcal or 2,918 Kj30 gr30 gr51 gr
35 %12 %3 %8 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.59 €
  • Per person : 0.90 €

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