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Creamy Chicken & Leek Casserole With Brown Rice

Creamy Chicken & Leek Casserole With Brown Rice

Rating
4rating out of 5

(406 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

British

Use within

2-3 days

To make this tasty, super easy tray bake you'll simply pan-fry chicken till golden before cooking it gently in the oven in a creamy sauce with leeks for delicious succulence. You'll serve it with brown basmati rice for a satisfying meal that the whole family will love. (Gluten-free, suitable for coeliacs).

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

British

Use within

2-3 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
Leek
2 leeks
British Chicken thigh fillets x4 2
320g British chicken thighs
chicken stock cube (new 5/18)
1 chicken stock cube †
soft cheese2
50g soft cheese †
brown-rice
130g brown rice
You Will Need
Oven-proof dish, olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 leek
  • 320g British chicken thighs
  • 1 Knorr chicken stock cube<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 soft cheese pot (50g)<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 130g brown rice
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 626 kJ
148 kcal
2538 kJ
601 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
4.9 g
1.9 g
20 g
7.8 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
16 g
3.2 g
65 g
12.9 g
Fibre 2.6 g 10.6 g
Protein 11 g 44.5 g
Salt 0.64 g 2.6 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 leek
leeks
320g British chicken thighs
chicken thigh meat (100%)
1 Knorr chicken stock cube
Salt, potato starch, vegetable fats (palm, shea butter, sal butter), yeast extract, sugar, chicken fat (2%), chicken (1%), spices (turmeric, pepper CELERY seeds), flavourings, onion powder, maltodextrin, lemon juice powder, parsely, caramel syrup, antioxidant (extracts of rosemary).
1 soft cheese pot (50g)
cream, skimmed milk, salt, lactic acid culture
130g brown rice
brown rice
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (celery, milk)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Creamy Chicken & Leek Bake

Preheat the oven to 200°C/ 180°C (fan)/ 395°F/ Gas 6

Rinse the brown rice, add it to a pot with plenty of cold water and bring to the boil over a high heat

Once boiling, reduce the heat to medium and cook for 15-20 min or until it's tender with a slight bite

Once cooked, drain and return it to the pot and keep covered until serving

2 Creamy Chicken & Leek Bake

Meanwhile, cut the chicken thighs in half and season with salt and pepper

Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) with a drizzle of olive oil over a high heat

Once hot, add the chicken thighs and cook for 3 min on each side or until lightly browned

Once browned, set aside on a plate

 

3 Creamy Chicken & Leek Bake

Meanwhile, boil a kettle

Wash the leeks carefully to remove any grit from between the leaves, then top, tail and slice finely

4 Creamy Chicken & Leek Bake

Dissolve the chicken stock cube[s] in 200ml [400ml] of boiled water

Add the soft cheese to the stock and give it a good mix up this is your creamy chicken stock

5 Creamy Chicken & Leek Bake

Add the sliced leek and creamy stock to an oven-proof dish and give everything a good mix up

6 Creamy Chicken & Leek Bake

Add the browned chicken to the dish 

Put the dish in the oven for 20 min or until the chicken is cooked through (no pink meat!)

7 Creamy Chicken & Leek Bake

Meanwhile, use this time to clear up, set the table, have a cup of tea or simply chill! 

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