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A pot of one pot leek and chicken rice

One Pot Leek And Chicken Rice

This one pot leek and chicken rice is delicious and easy to make recipe and is comfort food at its best.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Western
Keyword chicken rice, leek rice, one pot rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 408kcal


  • 6 chicken legs
  • Salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 4 cardamom pods split
  • 0.25 tsp whole cloves
  • 2 large leeks finely sliced washed and drained
  • 300 g (10.5oz) basmati rice
  • 550 ml (2.3 cups) hot stock


  • Add the chicken to a bowl and season with some salt.
  • Heat half the olive oil in a pan, over medium heat, add in the chicken legs and brown them for about 5 mins on each side. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Add the cumin seeds to the pan and fry for 1 min, before adding the rest of the olive oil, the remaining spices and the leeks and sautéing for 5-7 mins until the leeks are soft.
  • Add the chicken and remaining ingredients back to the pot, season with salt, cover the pan, and cook over very low heat for 35 mins till the rice is soft.
  • Switch off the heat and serve.


Leek and Chicken Rice Weight Watchers Points

There are 7 WW Freestyle SmartPoints in a serving of this Leek and Chicken Rice.

Chicken Recipes

For more chicken recipes why not try these below
Instant Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup.
Instant Pot Shredded Chicken.
Instant Pot Chicken Tacos.
Delicious Parmesan Crusted Chicken Recipe.


Serving: 6g | Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 499mg | Potassium: 438mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 730IU | Vitamin C: 3.9mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 2.5mg