Chicken with Morels

Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in

A Long and Messy Business

A Long and Messy Business

By Rowley Leigh

Published 2018

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Rice pilaff is the best accompaniment.


  • 1 chicken, weighing 1.6–1.8 kg (3 lb 8 oz


Joint the chicken, removing the legs from the body and separating the drumsticks from the thighs. Cut off the wing pieces, taking a good piece of the breast with them and leaving a large breast piece that should be chopped in half, producing eight pieces in total.

Chop the carcass, put it in a large pan of cold water and bring to the boil. Skim carefully, then add the onion, leek, garli