Chicken bake

Chicken bake


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About this recipe: This is a great way of using up leftover chicken. It's baked together with vegetables in a creamy white sauce. Enjoy with potatoes, rice or pasta.


Serves: 6 

  • 275g cooked, cubed chicken meat
  • 120g diced celery
  • 150g frozen peas
  • 2/3 (227g) tin water chestnuts, drained and chopped
  • 70g almonds, toasted and chopped
  • 300g chopped red pepper
  • 4 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped roasted red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 125ml milk
  • 1 (295g) tin condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 2 slices white bread, cut into cubes
  • 125g grated Cheddar cheese

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:55min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
  2. In a large heat-resistant bowl, combine the chicken, celery, peas, water chestnuts, 1/2 of the almonds, pepper, onion, roasted red pepper, wine and lemon juice. Mix everything well.
  3. In a saucepan, heat the milk and soup over low heat, stirring. Pour soup/milk mixture into bowl containing chicken mixture and mix well. Pour this mixture into a lightly greased 20x30cm baking dish. Top with breadcrumbs.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes, until bubbly. Sprinkle cheese on top and bake for 5 to 6 minutes more. Sprinkle remaining almonds on top and serve.

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