Chicken, leek and mushroom pilaf

Chicken, leek and mushroom pilaf recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare and 30 mins to cook
  • 491 calories / serving
  • Healthy


  • 1tbsp olive oil
  • 1 leek, sliced
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 500g Tesco Skinless Chicken Thigh Fillets, bite-sized pieces
  • 300g (11oz) easy cook brown rice
  • 800ml (1pt 7fl oz) chicken stock
  • 250g (9oz) Chestnut mushrooms, halved
  • 1tsp Dijon mustard

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    10g 14%
  • Saturates

    2g 12%
  • Sugars

    54g 6%
  • Salt

    2.2g 37%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 63.9g Protein 33.1g Fibre 5.2g


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat and cook the leek, carrots and chicken thighs for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the rice and chicken stock to the pan. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Stir in the mushrooms and Dijon mustard, cover and cook for 15 minutes until the rice is tender and all of the stock has been absorbed. Cut into a thick portion of chicken and check that it is cooked through, with no pink showing and the juices run clear.

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