Creamy chicken & pumpkin

Creamy chicken & pumpkin

  • Rating: 5 out of 5.35 ratings
    Rate
    loading...
Magazine subscription – save 44% and get a cookbook of your choice
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in 1hr 20-30 mins-2 hrs
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Prepare this delicious chicken and pumpkin dish the day before and just pop in the oven as your guests arrive.

  • Freezable
Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal666
fat49g
saturates27g
carbs8g
sugars0g
fibre2g
protein48g
salt1.72g
Advertisement

Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    Soak porcini in 300ml/1⁄2 pt hot water for 30 mins. Skin chicken and rub the cut side of the lemon over them. Heat oil in a pan large enough to hold chicken in one layer. Add chicken and brown on both sides. Transfer to a casserole.

  • STEP 2

    Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Melt the butter in a medium pan. When it stops foaming, add onion and 1 tsp salt, then sauté until pale gold.

  • STEP 3

    Meanwhile, remove the porcini from the water and rinse well. Pat dry and chop small. Strain the water through a sieve, stopping before the last spoonful.

  • STEP 4

    Add porcini and pumpkin pieces to onion and sauté for 5 mins. Add fresh mushrooms and cook for 5 mins more, stirring frequently. Stir in the cream, 4-5 tbsp of the porcini water and seasoning if you wish. Simmer uncovered for 10-12 mins until reduced slightly, then pour over the chicken.

  • STEP 5

    Cover and cook in the oven for 30-40 mins, turning the chicken once or twice and adding a few spoonfuls of water if the sauce becomes a little dry.

  • Comments, questions and tips

    Rate this recipe

    What is your star rating out of 5?

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Choose the type of message you'd like to post

    Overall rating

    Rating: 5 out of 5.35 ratings
Advertisement
Advertisement
  • Graze snack box

    New! Good Food DealReceive a free Graze box delivered straight to your door.

    Get offer
Advertisement

Sponsored content