Rich Chicken Casserole Recipe


Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Chicken12 Ounce (4 Portions)
 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Onions2 Large, peeled and sliced
 Carrot1 Medium, peeled and diced
 Bacon (streaky) rashers2 , rinded and diced
 Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
 Salt To Taste
 Red wine6 Tablespoon
 Stock3⁄4 Pint
 Bouquet garni1
 Bay leaf1
 Onions6 Small, peeled
 Mushrooms4 , peeled and sliced
 Butter1 Ounce
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Cream2 Tablespoon


Fry the chicken in oil until golden to seal in the juices, place in the bottom of a casserole.
Fry the sliced onions, carrot and bacon, then add to the casserole.
Add 4 x 15 ml spoons (4 tablespoons) red wine, stock and herbs.
Cover and cook in the oven for 1 hour.
Simmer the whole onions in the remaining wine, until tender.
Saute the mushrooms in butter.
Remove both and keep warm.
Melt the butter, add the flour and cook for a few minutes.
Blend in the wine from the onions, together with some stock from the casserole, to make a smooth liquid consistency.
Add to the casserole, adjust seasoning.
Add onions and mushrooms 15 minutes before serving.
Taste and adjust the seasoning.
Remove bouquet garni and bay leaf.
Stir in the cream at the last minute.
Garnish with parsley if liked.