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Creamy Chicken Casserole Recipe

Creamy Chicken Casserole Recipe

Serves 4 | Prep time: 20 minutes | Cooking time: 2 hours

This creamy chicken casserole recipe will ruffle your feathers in the best way possible! If you are a fan of casserole dishes, then you will love this culinary creation courtesy of Le Creuset.

Chicken is a very versatile meat, which is why it can be used in various dishes. This recipe is perfect for Sunday lunch, but can also be enjoyed as a mid-week meal.

It incorporates yummy mushrooms, fragrant garlic, some white wine, and double cream to give it that irresistibly creamy texture.

Ingredients

  • 24cm casserole dish
  • 1x1kg chicken, portioned into quarters
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to season
  • 1 tablespoon Mont Rouge Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 50g bacon, cut into 1cm pieces
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 250g button mushrooms, cleaned and cut into quarters
  • 1 tablespoon plain four
  • 200ml sherry
  • 500ml dry white wine, added at room temperature
  • 3 large tomatoes, seeds removed and diced
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 sprigs of thyme
  • 100ml double cream

Instructions

  • Season the chicken portions with salt and pepper and set to one side.
  • Heat the extra virgin olive oil and butter in the casserole over medium heat and add the bacon. Stir-fry until transparent.
  • Stir in the shallots, garlic and mushrooms, and continue to fry for 3-4 minutes.
  • Remove everything from the casserole with a slotted spoon, leaving the oil behind.
  • Add the chicken to the hot oil in the casserole and fry it on all sides until golden brown.
  • Sprinkle over the flour and stir.
  • Deglaze the casserole with the sherry and pour in the white wine. Add the tomatoes, bay leaves and thyme and bring to the boil.
  • Return the fried bacon, shallots, garlic and mushrooms to the casserole. Bring to the boil again, place on the lid and simmer slowly over a low heat for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the lid from the casserole, take out the bay leaves and cook for a further 30 minutes, adding some water if necessary. Stir in the cream just before serving.

Enjoy your creamy chicken casserole recipe!

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