Italian chicken with smoky bacon and mushrooms

Italian chicken with smoky bacon and mushrooms


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About this recipe: Chicken baked in a casserole with a mushroom and smoky bacon sauce. Serve with pasta, rice or roast potatoes.

Serves: 1 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onion, or to taste
  • 75g chestnut mushrooms quartered or sliced
  • 1 medium chicken breast
  • 1 glass white wine, or to taste (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon chopped thyme leaves
  • 1 pouch Loyd Grossman® Smoky bacon sauce

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the oil in a large heavy based pan. Add the onions and mushrooms and cook for 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and transfer into an ovenproof dish using a slotted spoon.
  4. If necessary add a little more oil. Add the chicken and cook for 2 to 3 minutes each side. Pour in the wine (if using) and reduce down for 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Add thyme and the smoky bacon sauce, heat through, and then transfer the chicken and sauce to the casserole dish and mix with the mushroom mixture. Place the lid on the casserole.
  6. Bake in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes until the chicken is no longer pink at the centre.

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Thanks for this. Great inspiration as I replaced the smoked bacon sause for equal parts of honey barbecue and sweet chilli sauce. Everyone loved and kept coming back for more. - 17 Aug 2015


I don't do kitchens..... this was so nicely easy for me and very enjoyable. Thanks loads. - 07 Mar 2011

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