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The leeks get silky when they cook down in this luscious, tangy mustard sauce. Serve over mashed potatoes.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, September 2020

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active:
45 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large pot over medium heat. Pat chicken dry and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Add the chicken to the pot and cook until browned on both sides, 6 to 8 minutes total. Transfer to a clean plate.

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  • Add the remaining 2 tablespoons oil and mushrooms to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, 4 to 6 minutes. Stir in leek and cook, stirring occasionally, until the leek is just starting to soften, about 4 minutes. Stir in garlic and thyme (or tarragon) and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Sprinkle the mixture with flour and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

  • Add broth, increase heat to high and bring to a simmer, scraping up any browned bits. Adjust heat to maintain a low simmer. Return the chicken and any accumulated juices, cover and cook until an instant-read thermometer inserted in the thickest part of a thigh registers 165 degrees F, about 10 minutes. Season with the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper.

  • Transfer the chicken to a serving platter. Add peas and mustard to the sauce and cook, uncovered, until the peas are heated through, about 2 minutes. Ladle the sauce over the chicken and garnish with more thyme (or tarragon), if desired.

Tips

Sun exposure triggers vitamin D production in mushrooms, making them one of the few food sources of this nutrient. Wild mushrooms have even more D than cultivated, which are usually grown in the dark.

Nutrition Facts

260 calories; protein 11.7g; carbohydrates 28.3g; dietary fiber 6.2g; sugars 7.3g; fat 12.7g; saturated fat 1.5g; cholesterol 4.7mg; vitamin a iu 2112IU; vitamin c 18.3mg; folate 91.5mcg; calcium 56.1mg; iron 3.1mg; magnesium 52mg; potassium 620.6mg; sodium 631.7mg.
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