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Porcini Chicken Ragu with Fresh Penne | DonalSkehan.com
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Porcini Chicken Ragu with Fresh Penne

September 29

The weather is changing slightly, so bowls of comfort food is in order. Chicken, porcini mushrooms and lots of veggies in a creamy ragu, this is an ideal autumn dinner!

  • time 40 mins
  • serves Serves 4
Method
  1. Put the porcini in a bowl and cover with 200ml of boiling water and set aside to soak.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp of the oil in a pan and gently fry the onion, carrot and celery with some seasoning for 10 minutes. Add the garlic and the remaining oil and cook for a minute more.
  3. Add the chicken, season again with salt and pepper and brown all over.
  4. Add the chilli flakes and the mushrooms with the soaking liquid and cook off.
  5. Pour in the white wine and bubble for 5 minutes then add the stock and oregano and partially cover and simmer for 25 minutes.
  6. Remove the lid, drop down the heat and add the cream.
  7. Cook the pasta in boiling salted water for 2-3 minute then scoop out with a slotted spoon straight into the ragu. Mix well and serve scattered with the parmesan and some extra black pepper.

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Ingredients

3/4  cup dried porcini mushroom

3 tbsp olive oil

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 carrot, finely chopped

1 stick celery, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, bashed

2 large skin on chicken thighs, finely chopped

2 skin on chicken breasts, finely chopped

Good pinch chilli flakes 

1 cup white wine

6 fl oz  fresh chicken stock 

4 sprigs fresh oregano, leaves stripped

¼ cup double cream 

½ cup grated parmesan 

2 cups fresh penne pasta 

Sea salt & freshly ground pepper

30g dried porcini mushroom

3 tbsp olive oil

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 carrot, finely chopped

1 stick celery, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, bashed

2 large skin on chicken thighs, finely chopped

2 skin on chicken breasts, finely chopped

Good pinch chilli flakes 

200ml white wine

200ml  fresh chicken stock 

4 sprigs fresh oregano, leaves stripped

50ml double cream 

50g grated parmesan 

400g fresh penne pasta 

Sea salt & freshly ground pepper

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