Chicken/Arugula Meal-in-a-Bowl

Number of servings : 4 Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes Type of meal : | Main Courses

Number of servings : 4

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Type of meal : | Main Courses | Main Courses

Special diet :

Ingredients

500 ml / 2 cups    Italian bread, in 2.5 cm / 1” cubes
60 ml / 4 tbsp    olive oil
450 g / 1 lb    boneless, skinless chicken breasts, in 2.5 cm / 1” cubes
500 ml / 2 cups    leeks (white part only), sliced thinly
2 L / 8 cups    chicken stock
500 ml / 2 cups    arugula, rinsed, spun dry, torn into pieces
To taste    salt and freshly ground pepper
250 ml / 1 cup / 115 g     old Cheddar, grated
45 ml / 3 tbsp    fresh basil leaves, shredded

Directions

Preheat oven to 200ûC / 400ûF.

Place the bread cubes on a baking sheet and drizzle with 30 ml / 2 tbsp of oil. Toss gently.

Toast the bread in the oven for about 10 minutes and set aside.

In a saucepan, sear the chicken cubes in 30 ml / 2 tbsp oil, add the leeks and cook for about 3 minutes. Add the chicken stock, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and add the arugula just before serving.

Serve in heated bowls, garnished with croutons, cheese and basil.

Nutritional information:

Chicken/Arugula Meal-in-a-Bowl