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Two plates of chicken casserole with cutlery & mustard on the side

Slow-cooker chicken casserole

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2 adults + 2 children

Treat the family to this wholesome chicken casserole that delivers comfort while being low-fat. And you can let a slow cooker do most of the work

  • Healthy
Nutrition: Per serving (4 average portions)
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal382
low infat9g
saturates3g
carbs30g
sugars7g
fibre6g
protein41g
salt0.88g
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Ingredients

  • knob of butter
  • ½ tbsp rapeseed or olive oil
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 ½ tbsp flour
  • 650g boneless, skinless chicken thigh fillets
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 400g baby new potatoes, halved
  • 2 sticks celery, diced
  • 2 carrots, diced
  • 250g mushrooms, quartered
  • 15g dried porcini mushroom, soaked in 50ml boiling water
  • 500ml stock made with 2 very low salt chicken stock cubes (we used Kallo)
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard, plus extra to serve
  • 2 bay leaves

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat a knob of butter and ½ tbsp rapeseed or olive oil in a large frying pan, cook 1 finely chopped large onion for 8-10 mins until softened and starting to caramelise.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, put 1 ½ tbsp flour and a little salt and pepper in a bowl and toss 650g boneless, skinless chicken thigh fillets in it.

  • STEP 3

    Add 3 crushed garlic cloves and the chicken to the pan and cook for 4-5 mins more until the chicken is starting to brown.

  • STEP 4

    Transfer to your slow cooker, along with 400g halved baby new potatoes, 2 diced celery sticks, 2 diced carrots, 250g quartered mushrooms, 15g dried and soaked porcini mushrooms with the 50ml soaking liquid, 500ml chicken stock, 2 tsp Dijon mustard and 2 bay leaves.

  • STEP 5

    Give it a good stir. Cook on Low for 7 hours or High for 4 hours.

  • STEP 6

    Remove the bay leaves and serve with a little Dijon mustard on the side.

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Recipe from June 2017, June 2017

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Rating: 4 out of 5.116 ratings
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