Chicken casserole with tomatoes

Try this interesting take on a casserole


Casseroles are great if you’re eating on a budget. This dish can be frozen in portions for those days you're in a rush and don't have time to cook. 


Ingredients - Serves 6 Adults

  • 8 chicken thighs, skin removed
  • 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil
  • 4 medium carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 4 celery sticks, trimmed and sliced
  • ½ teaspoon of chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon of mixed herbs
  • 2 x 400g / 14 oz. tins of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 chicken stock cube dissolved in 275ml / ½ pint of boiling water
  • Chopped fresh parsley, to garnish
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Pre-heat the oven to 190°C / 375°F / Gas Mark 5
  2. Heat the oil in a pan and brown half the chicken pieces thoroughly on all sides. This will take about 10 minutes
  3. Remove with a spoon, and then fry the remaining pieces
  4. Remove and set aside
  5. Fry the onion, carrots and celery over a medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft but not brown
  6. Stir in the chilli powder, herbs, tomatoes and stock
  7. Return the chicken to the pan, season to taste and bring to the boil
  8. Place in a casserole dish
  9. Cover and cook in the centre of the oven for 1 hour
  10. Remove the lid and continue cooking for a further 15 to 30 minutes until the meat is very tender
  11. Sprinkle with the chopped fresh parsley to serve

Serving Suggestions

Serve with bolied or mashed potatoes

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Not all vegetables here need to be used. Select according to availability, choice and cost

About this Recipe

This recipe was adapted from 101+ Square Meals

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Chicken casserole with tomatoes

Serves

6 Adults

6 Adults

Preparation Time

10 Minutes

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

60 Minutes

60 Minutes

Cost

Low

Low

5-a-day

4 Of Your 5 A Day

4 Of Your 5 A Day

Utensils Needed

Can Opener, Casserole Dish, Chopping Board, Chopping Knife, Frying Pan, Measuring Jug(for Liquids), Vegetable Peeler, Wooden Spoon

Can OpenerCasserole DishChopping BoardChopping KnifeFrying PanMeasuring Jug(for Liquids)Vegetable PeelerWooden Spoon
1/6 of the recipe contains
Energy
684kj
163kcal
8%
Fat
5g
7%
Saturates
1.2g
6%
Sugars
8.7g
10%
Salt
0.8g
13%
of an adult's reference intake
Nutrition Information
Typical ValuesPer 100gPer Portion (377g)
Energy181Kj 684Kj
43Kcal 163Kcal
Fat1.3g 5g
(of which saturates)0.3g 1.2g
Carbohydrate2.6g 9.8g
(of which sugars)2.3g 8.7g
Protein4.7g 17.7g
Salt0.2g 0.8g
Fibre1g 3.7g

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