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Christmas Recipes
Griddled Chicken in a Creamy Stilton Sauce
Serves 4
Prep time: 10 mins
Cooking time 17 mins

  • 175g (6oz) quick cook penne
  • 150g (5oz) petit pois
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 100g (4oz) bacon, chopped
  • 1 leek, finely chopped
  • 4 ready cooked skinless and boneless griddled chicken breasts 200ml
  • (1/2pt) white wine
  • 1x 150g pack Countrylife Stilton, crumbled 100ml
  • (1/4pt) double cream salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • bunch wild rocket, washed

  1. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil and add the penne. Cook for 5-7 mins. or according to packet instructions. Add the petit pois 3 mins before the end of the cooking time.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large non-stick frying pan add the bacon and cook for 2-3 mins. Add the leeks and chicken and cook for a further 2-3 mins, stirring occasionally. Turn the chicken and pour in the wine. Allow to simmer for 5-7 mins or until reduced by half.
  3. Stir in the stilton and cream. Drain the penne and petit pois and stir into the chicken mixture. Season. Stir in the rocket, cover the pan and cook for a further 1-2 mins. Serve staight away.

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