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Creamy Chicken Boxty

 Creamy Chicken Boxty
A creamy chicken filling flavored with bacon and leeks, then wrapped in tender potato pancakes, this hearty recipe is light but also filling and fabulous. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
4 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + standing Cook: 10 min./batch


  • 1 medium potato, peeled and grated
  • 1-1/2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup mashed potato (made with fat-free milk)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 bacon strips, chopped
  • 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium leek (white portion only), chopped
  • 1/4 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


  • Place grated potato in a colander to drain; squeeze to remove excess
  • liquid. Pat dry. In a large bowl, combine the grated potato, milk,
  • flour, mashed potato, salt and pepper. Let stand for 20 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat
  • until crisp. Add mushrooms and leek; cook until tender. Gradually
  • add cream. Whisk together flour and milk; add to pan. Bring to a
  • boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the

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Directions (continued)

  • chicken, salt and pepper; heat through. Remove from the heat and
  • keep warm.
  • Coat another large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat over
  • medium heat. Pour 3/4 cup batter into center of skillet; lift and
  • tilt pan to coat bottom evenly. Cook until top appears dry; turn and
  • cook 2-3 minutes longer. Remove and keep warm. Repeat with remaining
  • batter, coating skillet with cooking spray as needed.
  • Spoon filling onto pancakes. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 boxty equals 434 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 72 mg cholesterol, 515 mg sodium, 52 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 33 g protein.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.