Leek & Chicken Hotpot

Carolyn Haas


St. David was the patron saint of Wales. His symbol is a white dove and a leek. Every March 1st, Welsh folks wear leeks celebrate St. David - in this case, you can eat the leeks and it doesn't have to be March 1!


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
20 Min


  • 2 medium
    russet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks (any mealy potato)
  • 2 medium
    leeks, washed and sliced (use part of the green)
  • 3 medium
    carrots, cut onto chunks
  • 10 oz
    chicken stock
  • 4 medium
    skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 3 Tbsp
    double cream, if available (whipping cream in not)
  • 1 Tbsp
    chopped parsley

How to Make Leek & Chicken Hotpot


  1. Put the potatoes, leeks and carrots together in a shallow microwave-safe dish with some salt and pepper. Pour over the stock. Cover the dish with cling wrap and pierce a few times. Cook on High for 10 minutes until the potatoes are barely tender.
  2. Stir the chicken into the veggies. Cover dish with more cling wrap, pierce again, and cook on High for 6 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.
  3. Stir in the cream and parsley plus black pepper to taste. Serve with bread to soak up juices.

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About Leek & Chicken Hotpot

Course/Dish: Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: UK/Ireland

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