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Chicken Express

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Introduction

Fast because you can dump the chicken in the pot and go out! And it makes yummy comfort food. The recipe owes something to Terry Durack's White Chicken in Yum.

Fast because you can dump the chicken in the pot and go out! And it makes yummy comfort food. The recipe owes something to Terry Durack's White Chicken in Yum.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

Metric Cups
  • 1 small chicken (seasoned)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 750 millilitres chicken stock
  • ½ onion (with peel on)
  • 150 grams orzo pasta (or spaghetti lengths broken up into three)
  • 1 small chicken (seasoned)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 26 fluid ounce chicken broth
  • ½ onion (with peel on)
  • 5⅓ ounces orzo pasta (or spaghetti lengths broken up into three)

Method

Chicken Express is a community recipe submitted by passionfruit and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Wash the chicken and place it in the stock in a large pot.
  • Put the lid on. Bring to the boil.
  • Turn the stove down to the lowest setting and go shopping for an hour or so, till the chicken is tender.
  • Remove the chicken and place the pasta in the pot. Stir frequently til cooked as you will not have that much liquid.
  • In the mean time, skin and cut up the chicken (and debone if you are feeling re-energised).
  • Place chicken into pasta and leave for five minutes before serving.
  • You could add chopped red chilli, parsley or add peas to the pasta for the last 5 minutes.
  • Wash the chicken and place it in the stock in a large pot.
  • Put the lid on. Bring to the boil.
  • Turn the stove down to the lowest setting and go shopping for an hour or so, till the chicken is tender.
  • Remove the chicken and place the pasta in the pot. Stir frequently til cooked as you will not have that much liquid.
  • In the mean time, skin and cut up the chicken (and debone if you are feeling re-energised).
  • Place chicken into pasta and leave for five minutes before serving.
  • You could add chopped red chilli, parsley or add peas to the pasta for the last 5 minutes.
  • Tell us what you think