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Chicken With Leeks

Ingredients
  Chicken 3 Pound
  Flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cream of leek soup mix 2 Ounce (1 Envelope)
  Water 1 2⁄3 Cup (26.67 tbs)
  Sliced leeks 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Evaporated milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped pimento 2 Tablespoon
  Dried parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Poultry seasoning 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cut the chicken neatly into serving pieces.

MAKING
2) In a paper bag, mix the flour, salt and paprika together. Shake the chicken in the mixture, several pieces at a time, so that it is coated.
3) In a 10-inch skillet, cook the chicken over medium flame till it is browned and drain off the drippings.
4) Mix the soup mix and water together and pour the mixture all over the chicken.
5) Place the leeks over the chicken and cover the pan. Cook over low flame for about 35 minutes.
6) For the sauce, stir the milk, pimento, parsley and poultry seasoning into the liquid which has been left behind in the skillet. Cook mixture over low flame, stirring, till it has thickened.

SERVING
7) Place the chicken on a serving platter and pour the sauce all over it. Serve hot.

TIP
The sauce can also be served as gravy alongside the chicken.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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