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

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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks
Prepare 2 shallots.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks
Cut 10.6 oz chicken into small chunks or shreds.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks
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
Add the leeks, mix well and leave to cook until tender.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks
Add the chicken and 2 tablespoons tandoori spices. Mix well.

Stage 7 - 15 min.
Tandoori-flavoured chicken with leeks
Lastly, add 0 litre 7 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
Check the seasoning and your dish is ready to serve.
The recipe is a vague one, so do feel free to adapt the quantities to whatever you have to hand.
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,813 Kcal or 7,591 Kj87 gr83 gr126 gr
91 %34 %8 %19 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
123 Kcal or 515 Kj6 gr6 gr9 gr
6 %2 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
453 Kcal or 1,897 Kj22 gr21 gr32 gr
23 %8 %2 %5 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.41 €
  • Per person : 1.10 €

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