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Mums Chicken Casserole

Mum's Chicken Casserole -
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A favourite during my childhood days. Gone a bit out of fashion now but still a hit in my book.

Mum's Chicken Casserole -

Mums Chicken Casserole

Back to childhood days when Mum used to cook this for us all. Good times and good flavours.
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Casserole, Chicken
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 50 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 231kcal



  • Heat a little oil in a large casserole dish and brown the chicken pieces. Do in batches and transfer to a warm plate.
  • Brown the bacon and put on the plate with the chicken.
  • Add a knob of butter to the oil in the casserole and gently brown the onions and mushrooms.
  • Return the chicken and bacon to the casserole dish.
  • Add the carrot, celery, bouquet garni, chicken stock and wine to the chicken and season well.
  • Preheat the oven to 170ºC and place the covered dish in for 30-40 mins.
  • With a slotted spoon, transfer the chicken and vegetables to a large dish and keep warm. Mix the flour and butter together to form a paste in the casserole dish
  • Bring the sauce in the casserole to the boil and add a small amount of the paste to it, whisking until dissolved.
  • The mixture will thicken. Add the rest of the paste a little at a time until you have reached the desired thickness and depth of colour your desire.
  • Stir in the double cream and pour over the chicken.
  • Sprinkle with chopped parsley to decorate.


Sodium: 639mg | Sugar: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Potassium: 244mg | Cholesterol: 28mg | Calories: 231kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Fat: 13g | Protein: 9g | Carbohydrates: 11g