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Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks


Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks
Indian flavours pep up this recipe. The leeks are cooked then mixed with chunks of chicken (a good way to use leftovers from a previous meal) and simmered with tandoori spices.
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Last modified on: April 17th 2019

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
28 min.26 min.54 min.
Keeping:
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks : Photo of step #1

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks : Photo of step #2
Prepare 2 shallots.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks : Photo of step #3
Cut 300 g chicken into small chunks or shreds.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks : Photo of step #4
Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a large pan on high heat. When really hot, add the shallots.

Salt, pepper and cook for 1 minutes without colouring.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks : Photo of step #5
Add the leeks, mix well and leave to cook until tender.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks : Photo of step #6
Add the chicken and 2 tablespoons tandoori spices. Mix well.

Stage 7 - 15 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks : Photo of step #7
Lastly, add 200 ml liquid cream, salt and pepper.

Leave on low heat to reduce until you have a thickened, creamy sauce.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks : Photo of step #8
Check the seasoning and your dish is ready to serve.

Remarks

The recipe is a vague one, so do feel free to adapt the quantities to whatever you have to hand.

Nutritional information

% 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).

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Home made.

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