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Sautéed chicken with leeks

Sautéed chicken with leeks

Chunks of chicken marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar and spices, then sautéed with diagonally cut leeks cooked separately.

A simple, healthy recipe with a spicy kick.

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Last modified on: January 20th 2019

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
30 min.1 hour23 min.1 hour 53 min.
Preservation:
To eat immediately, but keeps well in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
10 min.
Sautéed chicken with leeks : Photo of step #1 Cut the chicken into small chunks.
Stage 2
1 hour
Sautéed chicken with leeks : Photo of step #2 Put these into a bowl and add 4 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons white (spirit) vinegar, 1 tablespoon chilli spices and 3 tablespoons olive oil, then mix well,

Leave to marinate for at least 1 hour or overnight.
Stage 3
15 min.
Sautéed chicken with leeks : Photo of step #3 Prepare 500 g leek and slice thinly into rounds or, for a more elegant look, cut on the diagonal.

Set aside.
Stage 4
4 min.
Sautéed chicken with leeks : Photo of step #4 Prepare and chop 1 shallot.

Set aside.
Stage 5
10 min.
Sautéed chicken with leeks : Photo of step #5 Put a large frying pan on high heat, then add the marinated chicken with a little of the marinade and sauté.

When cooked, pour in the rest of the marinade and leave to reduce until very little liquid is left.

Transfer the contents of the pan to a dish.
Stage 6
1 min.
Sautéed chicken with leeks : Photo of step #6 Heat 4 tablespoons olive oil in the same pan, still on high heat.

When really hot, add the chopped shallot, salt and pepper, and cook for 1 minute without colouring.
Stage 7
10 min.
Sautéed chicken with leeks : Photo of step #7 Add the leeks, mix well and cook until tender, preferably uncovered (though you can cover at the start), to help keep their lovely green colour.
Stage 8
1 min.
Sautéed chicken with leeks : Photo of step #8 Add the chicken...
Stage 9
2 min.
Sautéed chicken with leeks : Photo of step #9 ...mix well and just heat through again...
Stage 10
Sautéed chicken with leeks : Photo of step #10 ...before serving.

Remarks

For the spices, I prefer a blend of chilli spices, though you can use whatever you like (curry, turmeric, etc.).

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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