Cock-a-Leekie

    Cock-a-Leekie

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    About this recipe: Chicken, carrots and barley form a healthy stew in this English dish. Add spice to your liking.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 5 

    • 1 (1 to 1.3 kg) whole chicken, cut into pieces
    • 75g sliced carrots
    • 175g pearl barley
    • 600ml water
    • 1 teaspoon chicken stock granules
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 leek/onion, sliced

    Directions
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. In a large pot combine the chicken, carrots, barley, water, stock granules and salt and pepper. Bring all to the boil. Reduce heat, cover and let simmer for 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and no longer pink inside. Skim stock as needed.
    2. Remove chicken from pot and add leeks. Bring back to the boil; reduce heat, cover and let simmer another 15 minutes or so, until thickened.
    3. Meanwhile, skin and debone the cooked chicken. Return chicken meat to thickened stew and cook for about 5 minutes to heat through. Serve hot.

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