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Chicken and ham croissants

A good recipe for leftover cooked chicken or turkey.

What you need

4 croissants
25 g butter
1 large leek, trimmed and thinly sliced
75 g button mushrooms, wiped and sliced
300 g canned condensed cream of chicken soup
50 g canned sweetcorn, drained
175 g cooked chicken, skinned, boned and cut into strips
50 g wafer thin ham


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.

  2. Place the croissants on a baking tray and bake in oven for 8-10 min or until piping hot.

  3. Meanwhile, melt the butter in a pan. Add the leek and button mushrooms and saute for 3-5 min or until softened.

  4. Stir the soup into the pan. Season to taste. Add enough cold water to thin down to make into a coating consistency.

  5. Bring to the boil then stir in the sweetcorn and chicken. Simmer for 3-5 min or until piping hot.

  6. Slit the croissants in half through the centre. Arrange the ham in each and top with the warmed chicken mixture. Serve immediately.

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  • Preparation8 minutes
    Cook8 minutes
  • Energy319 kcal/serving
    Fat7.66 g/serving
    Carbohydrates97.06 g/serving
    Glycaemic Index50
    Glycaemic Load12.16
  • Chicken and ham croissants

Serving suggestion

Cook's tip

Any other can of condensed soup could be used instead of the chicken soup. Simply add enough water to thin down to the required consistency.

Guideline Daily Amounts
Per portion Per 100g Men Women
Energy (kj) 1335 612 10475 8350
Energy (kcal) 319 146 2500 2000
Protein (g) 18.0 8.27
Carbohydrate (g) 24.4 11.2 345 275
Fat (g) 16.7 7.66 95 70
Fat (saturated) (g) 8.06 3.70
Fibre (g) 1.72 0.79
Sodium (mg) 1055 484
Salt (equivalent) (g) 2.64 1.21 7 5
Per Portion Per 100g RDA
Vitamin A (µg) 139 64.1 800
Vitamin B-12 (µg) 0.37 0.17 1
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.40 0.18 2
Vitamin C (mg) 4.44 2.04 60
Vitamin D (µg) 23.7 10.9 266
Vitamin E (mg) 0.64 0.29 10
Zinc (mg) 1.38 0.63 15
Calcium (mg) 52.2 23.9 800
Folate (mcg) 42.2 19.4 200
Iron (mg) 2.06 0.95 14
Magnesium (mg) 30.6 14.0 300
Niacin (mg) 7.57 3.47 18
Pantothenic acid (mg) 1.16 0.53 6
Riboflavin (mg) 0.27 0.12 1.6
Phosphorous (mg) 199 91.7 800
Thiamin (mg) 0.31 0.14 1.4

This recipe is:

  • Citrus freeCitrus free
  • Peanut freePeanut free
  • Shellfish freeShellfish free

What the text colours mean:

  • Low in fat
  • High in fibre
  • Rich source
  • Known source

This recipe is estimated to provide the nutritional content shown alongside.

The following ingredients were not included in the calculations because their contribution to nutrition is negligible seasoning or unavailable

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Allergy and intolerance profile
Citrus freeCitrus free
Peanut freePeanut free
Shellfish freeShellfish free
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Meal type
Lunch / snacks
Main ingredient
Cuisine style
Cheffy specials
Classic recipe
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