Recipe - cheesy chicken and leek - The Student Room

Cheesy chicken and leek


  • 2 x chicken breasts chopped into chunks
  • 1 x leek chopped
  • 1 x Garlic clove finely chopped
  • 200 ml veg stock
  • 200 ml milk (add to veg stock)
  • 1oz butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 5-8 cubes of cheddar cheese (or to taste)
  • 5 drops of chilli sauce (1/2 to 1 tsp of cumin works well if you don't have the sauce).
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • Black pepper



  1. Fry chicken for 5 mins, add leek and garlic to pan and fry until softened.
  2. Put milk and stock mix in a saucepan, add butter & whisk in flour. Heat on med high until sauce boils and thickens. Turn down heat and cook sauce for 1 minute.
  3. Add chicken & leek mix to sauce and stir. Then add herbs, cheese, chilli sauce (or cumin) and pepper & simmer for 15 to 20 mins or until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Serve with rice or pasta, it also makes a nice filling for a pie.



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