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.
- 6 chicken legs
- 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.
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