Chicken and Bacon Casserole

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Chicken thighs are cheap and tastier then breast - great in this recipe

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time20 minsCook Time8 hrsTotal Time8 hrs 20 mins

 8 chicken thighs
 4 rashers of bacon chopped
 1 onion diced
 1carrot chopped
 500-800g baby new potatoes
 Chicken stock about a pint
 Chicken seasoning - homemade or shop bought
 Mixed herbs
 Cornflour to thicken
 Salt and pepper

1

Season the thighs with the chicken seasoning - let them sit for at least 20 minutes

2

Brown the chicken thighs in a pan in a little oil - or skin them and cook the skin and use the fat from that

3

Remove them to a plate

4

Add in the bacon and get it crisp - remove and put with the chicken

5

Add in the carrots , onions and potatoes .

6

When they have some colour add a little stock scraping all the bits from the pan.

7

Add in the rest of the stock and herbs

8

Put in the chicken and bacon and any juices from the plate , stir to combine

9

Add a little salt and pepper

10

Put a lid on and cook on the hob for about 45-60 mins

11

In the oven at 160c for 1.5 hrs

12

In a slow cooker for 6-8 hrs

13

In a pressure cooker for 15 mins

14

Add the cornflour water paste for last 15 mins and stir through

15

If using a pressure cooker add it when finished and sauté for 2-3 minutes . Only use 0.5-0.75 pint of stock

16

Check seasoning and serve .

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Ingredients

 8 chicken thighs
 4 rashers of bacon chopped
 1 onion diced
 1carrot chopped
 500-800g baby new potatoes
 Chicken stock about a pint
 Chicken seasoning - homemade or shop bought
 Mixed herbs
 Cornflour to thicken
 Salt and pepper

Directions

1

Season the thighs with the chicken seasoning - let them sit for at least 20 minutes

2

Brown the chicken thighs in a pan in a little oil - or skin them and cook the skin and use the fat from that

3

Remove them to a plate

4

Add in the bacon and get it crisp - remove and put with the chicken

5

Add in the carrots , onions and potatoes .

6

When they have some colour add a little stock scraping all the bits from the pan.

7

Add in the rest of the stock and herbs

8

Put in the chicken and bacon and any juices from the plate , stir to combine

9

Add a little salt and pepper

10

Put a lid on and cook on the hob for about 45-60 mins

11

In the oven at 160c for 1.5 hrs

12

In a slow cooker for 6-8 hrs

13

In a pressure cooker for 15 mins

14

Add the cornflour water paste for last 15 mins and stir through

15

If using a pressure cooker add it when finished and sauté for 2-3 minutes . Only use 0.5-0.75 pint of stock

16

Check seasoning and serve .

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Chicken and Bacon Casserole

10 thoughts on “Chicken and Bacon Casserole

  1. Just had this for Sunday tea. Very tasty and easy to do. Served 4 of us (two adults and two children) and plenty left over. Will definitely be making again.

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