Delicious Chicken With Leeks And Peas

This Delicious Chicken With Leeks And Peas is a truly effortless chicken recipe. Everyday ingredients, simple steps, and maximum flavor. Crispy chicken, tasty veggies, and gorgeous white wine sauce make a perfect dinner or lunch idea. It’s a great recipe for all those days when you’re busy or tired but you still want to eat something delicious without putting any effort into preparing a meal.

Delicious Chicken With Leeks And Peas

If you don’t like spending long hours in the kitchen, you’re gonna love this recipe! The preparation time takes just a few minutes! Then, you can come back to watching your favorite show on Netflix while the chicken is baking in the oven. Everything is made in one baking dish so you won’t end up with a huge pile of dishes to wash.

This Chicken With Leeks And Peas is a perfect recipe for all those days when you’re busy or tired (or just feeling meeeh) but you still want to eat something delicious without putting any effort into preparing a meal. Yup, that’s exactly this recipe! All you need to do is to put all the ingredients into the baking dish and then transfer it into the oven. One hour later, you’ll enjoy juicy chicken with super crispy skin, sweet leeks and peas, and incredible white wine sauce. It’s a totally effortless recipe.

Delicious Chicken With Leeks And Peas

What you need

  1. Skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs or drumsticks.
  2. Peas – frozen or fresh, both will work great!
  3. Leeks – 1 big leek is absolutely enough.
  4. White wine (or chicken broth/water with soy sauce).
  5. Garlic and dried herbs.

With these 5 ingredients, you can make this super tasty chicken dish that’s perfect for a busy midweek dinner or when guests are coming over.
Optionally, you can add a bit of heavy cream! It’ll make the sauce super creamy. I love to do it when I have cream in my fridge!

Any other veggies such as mushrooms, green beans, or asparagus will be amazing here too! You can even add potatoes.

This is one of these recipes when you spend just a few minutes in the kitchen. There are no tricky steps – this Delicious Chicken With Leeks And Peas is super simple to make!

Minimum effort, maximum flavor:

  1. Season the chicken with dried herbs, salt, and pepper.
  2. Wash and chop the leeks – however you like, it doesn’t matter.
  3. Add peas, garlic cloves (no need to peel!!), white wine, and thyme.
  4. Place chicken on top.
  5. Bake!

You can sever this delicious chicken alone or with anythingyou want – mashed potatoes, baguette, flatbreads, rice or even french fries.

Delicious Chicken With Leeks And Peas

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AuthorEwaCategory, , DifficultyBeginner

Crispy chicken, tasty veggies, and gorgeous white wine sauce make a perfect dinner or lunch idea.

Delicious Chicken With Leeks And Peas

Yields2 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 hr

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In all my recipes 1 teaspoon equals 5 ml, 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml, 1 cup equals 250 ml. Spoons and cups are lightly packed.

 4 Chicken thighs
 1 cup Peas
 1 Leek
 4 Garlic cloves
 ¾ cup White wine (or chicken broth/water)
 1 tsp Thyme
 1 tsp Oregano
 1 tsp Paprika
 Salt and pepper
 1 tbsp Oil
  cup Cream (optional)

1

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

2

Mix 1 tablespoon of oil with thyme, oregano, paprika, salt, and pepper. Rub the chicken and set aside.

3

Wash and chop the leeks. Transfer the chopped leeks into the baking dish.

4

Add peas, garlic cloves (no need to peel!), white wine, a pinch of salt and pepper. Optionally, add heavy cream. Mix.

5

Place the chicken on top.

6

Bake for 50 minutes.

7

Serve!

Ingredients

 4 Chicken thighs
 1 cup Peas
 1 Leek
 4 Garlic cloves
 ¾ cup White wine (or chicken broth/water)
 1 tsp Thyme
 1 tsp Oregano
 1 tsp Paprika
 Salt and pepper
 1 tbsp Oil
  cup Cream (optional)

Directions

1

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius.

2

Mix 1 tablespoon of oil with thyme, oregano, paprika, salt, and pepper. Rub the chicken and set aside.

3

Wash and chop the leeks. Transfer the chopped leeks into the baking dish.

4

Add peas, garlic cloves (no need to peel!), white wine, a pinch of salt and pepper. Optionally, add heavy cream. Mix.

5

Place the chicken on top.

6

Bake for 50 minutes.

7

Serve!

Delicious Chicken With Leeks And Peas

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