Chicken with Riesling (4)

Knob of Butter

Olive Oil

Two Leeks – trimmed and chopped

1 Onion – peeled and chopped

125g Bacon or pancetta – chopped

2 Garlic cloves – chopped

8 Chicken Thighs

250g Chestnut Mushrooms – sliced

1 Bottle Riesling

250ml Double Cream or Cream Cheese

S & P – Parsley chopped to garnish.


  1. Melt a little butter and Oil in a Pan. Fry Thighs till golden on both sides and place into a pan. Add Bacon/Pancetta and cook till golden and crispy. Remove and add to Chicken.
  2. Next add Leeks to pan and sweat with Garlic without colour. Pour in Riesling and boil – pour over Chicken – add Mushrooms. Then simmer gently for about 30 – 45 minutes.
  3. Lift Chicken out onto a serving dish – boil liquid to reduce and thicken then add Cream – boil. Pour over Chicken on serving dish and garnish with the Parsley.
  4. Serve with Noodles or New Season Potatoes and a Green Crispy Salad.