Chicken, mushroom and bacon casserole

    1 hour 15 min

    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.


    Dorset, England, UK
    47 people made this

    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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    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