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Recipe Category: Main Courses

Creamy Chicken, Spinach and Peas

This creamy one pot chicken dish is a perfect midweek meal and the addition of dill gives it a lovely freshness.

Serves: 4
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 750g chicken thigh fillets, cut into 2cm pieces
  • 1/2 cup dry vermouth or dry white wine
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 120g baby spinach, washed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill sprigs
  • crusty baguette, for serving
Method

Heat oil in a large pot and sauté leek over low to medium heat until softened. Turn up heat, add chicken, season and sauté until browned on all sides. Add vermouth and simmer for 1 minute. Add cream and simmer a further 10 minutes until reduced and slightly thickened. Stir in peas and spinach, stirring until spinach has just wilted. Season to taste, sprinkle with dill and serve with crusty baguette.

Recipe Type: Casserole

Author: Naomi Crisante
Date Created: 25/03/2019