Chicken Casserole

 

Everyone has their favourite chicken casserole recipe and here’s ours,  It’s like a big hug on a cold blustery day and god it was blustery today… This is full of old-school goodness and honestly, the kids will devour it ( I had 3 here today who did anyway)  It is always worth the effort using fresh herbs (when you can), most supermarkets are doing them now and there really good value and they last you for quite a few dishes…

any leftovers here we  just serve as a soup for lunch the next day, it’s delicious with crusty bread

Enjoy (I can’t wait to hear how you get on with this one)

Ingredients 

  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • a spray of olive oil
  • 1-pint chicken stock
  • 1 medium onion,
  • 2 medium carrot,
  • 2 clove,s garlic
  • 1 stick of celery, chopped small
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 sprig of fresh thyme
  • 1 bunch of parsley, 1 sprig for the pot, keep enough make 1 tablespoon of chopped parsley to sprinkle in

Method

you will need a large saucepan

Dice your chicken breast and veggies

Heat a glug of olive oil /frylight and soften your onion by cooking for 5 mins, add the rest of your veggies and diced chicken give a good stir.

next, chuck in crushed garlic and cook for about 2 minutes

sprinkle over a good heaped tablespoon of flour and mix it well until it has soaked up the lovely juices in the pan.

chop  your fresh herbs and add them to the mix

slowly pour in the  chicken stock (quarter by quarter) and mix well, chuck in your bay leaf

cover with a lid and simmer for about 50 mins

top with chopped fresh parsley and

Serve with  rice or baby boiled potatoes

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