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Chicken and Bacon Casserole

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Serving Size:

4-6

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 pounds free range chicken thighs
  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup evaporated milk or cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage, chopped

Method:

Trim fat and other yucky bits of the thighs and cut each into two or three pieces.

Heat oil in a heavy based frying pan at medium heat.

Brown the chicken on both sides and transfer to a plate.

You might have to do this in two batches.

Add the onion and bacon to the pan and fry until golden (about 5 minutes).

Return the chicken to the pan, add stock and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and cook at a low simmer for one hour.

Test the chicken; it should flake apart when prodded.

Stir in the evaporated milk or cream and sage.

Serve over rice or mashed potato.

Notes:

  • If you use evaporated milk (the low fat option), the sauce is a little runny, thicken with 1 tablespoon of corn flour mixed with some cold water.
  • Replace the onion with a sliced leek when in season.
  • Use 2 teaspoons of dried sage if you don’t have fresh.
Article Posted 6 years Ago

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