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Chicken filet with leek cream


Easy and quick to make, this chicken aiguillettes recipe with leek cream is also extremely delicious.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 1 white leek
  • 30g butter
  • 10 cl of chicken stock
  • 25 cl of liquid cream (30% fat)
  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp. tablespoon flour
  • 1 tbsp. oil soup
  • Salt, freshly ground pepper

Chicken filet with leek cream

- Remove the first leaves of the leek, wash it. Cut it into small sections.

- In a frying pan, melt 10 g of butter, sweat the leek in it. Pour in the chicken stock. Bring to a boil and pour in the cream. Season and reduce until the sauce thickens.

- Cut the chicken breasts into aiguillettes (small strips), season and flour.

- In a frying pan, heat the oil and the remaining butter, sear the aiguillettes for 2 minutes. Drain them and add them to the cream. Mix and heat 1 to 2 minute (s).

- Arrange on a hot plate.

Chef's B.A.ba:

To accompany fresh pasta or rice pilaf.

Cellar side:

Red Anjou.

Words from the kitchen

Reduce : evaporate a liquid to concentrate the flavor of a food by bringing it to a boil.

Sweat : remove the vegetation water from a vegetable by gently heating it without coloring in a fatty substance in order to concentrate the flavors.

Well-being and leek

Calories per person: 170.

Leek:

Rich in trace elements, calcium and magnesium, the leek is also a source of vitamins B, C and A. Containing 85% water and many fibers, it has diuretic properties (combination of a high potassium content and a low sodium rate), contributes to the proper functioning of intestinal transit, while being low in calories (27 calories per 100 g).

Read also: health benefits and virtues of leek

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