Easy chicken & leek bake

Why not try our easy chicken & leek bake? A sure-fire favourite, this dish is perfect for mid-week.

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Tags: Silvana Franco,

Recipe - Serves: 4

Ingredients

2 tbsp olive oil
6 essential Waitrose British Chicken Thighs, skinned, boned and cubed
4 rashers smoked dry cure streaky bacon, cut into 1cm-wide strips
2 leeks, sliced
4 lemon thyme sprigs
350g tub Waitrose Rich Four Cheese Sauce
35g fresh white breadcrumbs
2 x 25g packs Walkers Sour Cream and Cracked Black Pepper Sunbites, crumbled
25g pack flat-leaf parsley, chopped

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC, gas mark 6. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in a large pan and cook the chicken and bacon over a high heat for 5 minutes until nicely browned. Add the leeks and thyme and cook for a further 2–3 minutes until the leeks are softened.

2. Stir in the cheese sauce, cover and simmer gently for 5–10 minutes until the chicken is cooked through.

3. Meanwhile, stir the remaining oil into the breadcrumbs then mix in the Sunbites crumbs and parsley.

4. Spoon the chicken mixture into an ovenproof dish and scatter over the Sunbites crumble. Place the dish on a baking sheet and cook for 10–15 minutes until crunchy and golden. Serve with a mixed green leaf salad or steamed seasonal vegetables.

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 2485.296kJ
594kcals
Fat 38.8g
Saturated Fat 13.4g
Carbohydrate 22.9g
Sugars 6.3g
Salt 1.6g

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