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Chicken, leek & cheddar bake

Chicken, leek & cheddar bake

For a quick and easy evening meal, chicken, leek and cheddar bake, with melt in the mouth cheese, will be a firm family favourite that takes just 10 minutes to prepare

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15-20 minutes

What you need:

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 4 chicken breasts, diced
  • 2 leeks, washed and sliced
  • 25g Country Life butter
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 300ml semi skimmed milk
  • 125g Cathedral City Cheddar Cheese, grated

What you do:

  1. Heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan and fry the chicken for 5 minutes. Add the leeks and fry for 10 minutes, covered.
  2. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a small saucepan and stir in the flour, cook for 1 minute. Off the heat, gradually whisk in the milk then bring to the boil until thickened, stirring. Season and add half the Cheddar and stir until melted.
  3. Place the chicken in a heatproof serving dish and pour over the cheese sauce. Sprinkle over the remaining cheese and place under a preheated grill for 2-3 minutes until golden and bubbling.
  4. Serve with a green salad.

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