Somerset Baked Chicken

    1 hour

    This is a lovely dish, the chicken is cooked in a cider sauce, so if you like cider, give it a try!


    Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK
    7 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 75g butter
    • 340g chicken, either left whole or cubed
    • 1 large onion, chopped
    • 60g plain flour
    • 420ml chicken stock
    • 280ml dry cider
    • salt and pepper to season
    • 150g mushrooms, sliced
    • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • 140ml single cream

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Melt 1/3 of the butter and gently fry the chicken and onion for 3-4 minutes. Remove from the pan and place in a casserole dish.
    2. Melt the remaining butter and stir in the flour gradually, add stock and cider, stirring continuously to make a smooth sauce. Season well.
    3. Add the mushrooms and 2 tablespoons of the chopped parsley.
    4. Pour the sauce over the chicken and onion. Cover and cook in a preheated oven for 30-40 minutes.
    5. Just before serving stir in the cream and garnish with the rest of the chopped parsley.

    Serving suggestion

    Serve hot with roast potatoes and vegetables.

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    A very easy dish and very nice I forgot to add the cream at the end but at least it made it more healthy.  -  17 Jun 2010


    this was lovely maybe alittle thick.flavour was lovely. we will make again  -  07 May 2011


    Made it healthier. i used soy cream instead.  -  07 May 2011

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