1 large double chicken breast, chopped
1 rasher bacon, finely chopped
2-4 onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
dessertspoon mixed herbs
1 bay leaf
salt and pepper to taste
3 heaped tbsp skim milk powder
3-4 tsp cornflour,
chopped chives or parsley
1. Place first 6 ingredients listed above in a saucepan. Season with salt and pepper and just cover with water.
Bring to the boil and simmer for 7-8 minutes.
3. Remove from heat and shake in the powdered milk, stirring to combine.
Blend cornflour with a little water and gradually stir into the mixture until the desired thickness is obtained.
Return to heat and stir until it comes to the boil.
6. Serve, garnished with chopped chives or parsley. Serves 4-6.
This is not a hard and fast recipe, so it can be varied according to taste. For instance, omit the garlic and bay leaf
and add a little chopped coriander.