Chicken, mushroom and bacon casserole

Chicken, mushroom and bacon casserole


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About this recipe: This chicken, mushroom and bacon casserole is delicious and convenient. Its simplicity yields great flavour and is lovely served with green vegetables and mashed potatoes.

jean.isacke Dorset, England, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 900g (2 lb) diced chicken
  • seasoned plain flour, for coating
  • oil, as needed
  • 110g (4 oz) thinly sliced mushrooms
  • 5 rashers streaky bacon, chopped
  • 150ml (1/4 pt) dry white wine
  • 150ml (1/4 pt) chicken stock
  • 150ml (1/4 pt) single cream

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
  2. Roll the chicken in the seasoned flour until well coated.
  3. In an ovenproof casserole dish, heat a little oil and fry the chicken over a medium heat until browned on all sides. Add the mushrooms and the bacon, then pour in the wine and the stock and bring to a simmer.
  4. Bake on the centre shelf of the oven for 35 minutes. Remove from the oven and increase the oven temperature to 190 C / Gas 5.
  5. Pour the casserole juices into a saucepan and add the cream. Allow to simmer, stirring frequently, over a medium-high heat until the sauce reduces and thickens.
  6. Pour the thick cream sauce back into the chicken casserole dish and cover.
  7. Return to bake in the oven for a further 15 minutes until the chicken is tender and no longer pink in the centre.
  8. Remove from the oven, give a stir and adjust seasoning if desired. Serve immediately.

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Reviews (3)


One of the best recipes I have tried from here. Loved it - 03 Jan 2015


This was delicious and so easy to make! I just also added onions and served it with broccoli and mashed sweet potatoes - yum yum! I made a bigger pot of it so l can have it again tomorrow with rice - if l can resist tip toeing back to the kitchen for another plateful! Thanks Jean! 🙂 - 01 Feb 2016


I added onion, garlic and celery to this basic recipe. It was really easy and very tasty. - 07 Feb 2015

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