Cock A Leekie Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Leeks6 Large (Fresh Ones)
 Boiling water3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Salt1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 White rice2 Tablespoon
 Strong chicken broth2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Tart purple plums3 , pitted and cut into wedges.

Directions

Remove the roots and dark green tops from leeks.
Wash the white part very carefully—they are often sandy.
Cut into slices abut 3/8 of an inch thick.
Sautebriefly in the butter just to flavour and soften them.
Add remaining ingredients and simmer gently until rice is cooked.
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