Chicken Broccoli and Mushroom Casserole Recipe

Chicken Broccoli and Mushroom Casserole Recipe

2021-11-25
5 Stars (1 Voters)
...
This chicken, broccoli and mushroom casserole recipe is the perfect family meal. This casserole is rich, full of flavor, comforting and easy to make. If you are looking for a winning dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other holiday or event. This is exactly the recipe you need.
DIFFICULTY
Medium
YIELDS
6
PREP TIME
1 Hour
WORK TIME
20 Minutes
RECIPE CUISINE
American
INGREDIENTS
    • 3 Chicken breasts or thighs, cut into chunks
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper to taste
    • 1 teaspoon Paprika
    • 2 tablespoons Oil
    • 1 Onion, chopped
    • 3-4 Garlic cloves, crushed 
    • 2 baskets (400g) Mushrooms
    • 1 head Broccoli, cut into florets

    For the sauce:

    • 5 tablespoons (75g) Butter
    • 2/3 cup (80) Flour
    • 2 cups (480ml) Chicken stock
    • 1/2 cup (120ml) Heavy cream
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper to taste
    • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
    • 120g Mozzarella, shredded
    • 120g Cheddar cheese, shredded
DIRECTIONS
  1. Preheat oven to 375F (190C). Prepare large and dip baking dish, set aside.
  2. In a large bowl mix chicken breast, oil, salt, pepper and paprika.
  3. In a large pan, heat oil, add seasoned chicken chunks and cook for 6-7 minutes, until cooked through. Remove from the pan.
  4. To the same pan add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and heat over medium heat. add chopped onion and cook until slightly golden, about 5-6 minutes. Add crushed garlic, sliced mushrooms and cook for 5-6 minutes. Until the mushrooms are softened. Remove from the pan.
  5. Make the sauce: In the same pan melt butter, add flour, whisk until smooth paste forms and cook for 1 minute. Gradually add warm stock and cream, while whisking constantly. Keep whisking over medium-high heat until the sauce is smooth and thickened. Stir in salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  6. To the pan with the sauce add chicken chunks, broccoli florets and mushroom mixture. Mix until combined.
  7. Pour the filling into prepared dish. Sprinkle shredded cheese on top.
  8. Bake for about 20-25 minutes, until golden-brown and bubbly. Let cool slightly before serving.
COMMENTS (0)
POST A COMMENT

Your email address will not be published

newsletter

Join our newsletter for free recipes, cooking tips, video recipes and special offers