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Chicken and Bacon Casserole Recipe

Chicken and Bacon Casserole

Rating 5-0 out of 5 - Most cooks definitely will make this recipe again
Graham

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There is true culinary harmony between the combined flavours of poultry and bacon. This modest recipe for Chicken and Bacon Casserole makes the best use of that rapport through its sheer simplicity. This same recipe can be followed using chicken portions instead of whole small chicken.

      Preparation Time: 10 Minutes

      Cooking Time: 40 Minutes

Ingredients for Chicken and Bacon Casserole

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to serve 4:
2 small
oven-ready chickens
 
olive oil
 
salt and pepper
1 tablespoon
butter
12 rashers (slices)
streaky bacon
4
medium onions
4
small tomatoes
1 teaspoon
thyme
4 fl oz
dry white wine

 

How to Cook Chicken and Bacon Casserole

  1. Cut the small chickens in two down the middle and coat them completely in olive oil. Add salt and freshly-ground pepper to taste. Place the chicken halves in a casserole dish with the cut side downwards and lay three slices of bacon over each portion. Peel and roughly chop the onions and cut the tomatoes into quarters. Add these to the casserole, add the wine and sprinkle the thyme over.
  2. Place the casserole dish (uncovered) in a preheated moderate oven Mk 6 - 400ºF - 200ºC. Once the bacon has begun to grill, baste with the white wine. Cook for 35-40 minutes, basting regularly with the juices. Serve hot with French fried potatoes or roast potatoes

 
Graham GRAHAM'S HOT TIP:
If you want to add a "tang" to the dish without spoiling it, break up a garlic clove in your fingers and rub it over the chicken. It will add just a slight flavour of garlic, but nothing too strong.
 
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Reviews of Chicken and Bacon Casserole

Rating 5 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again February 23 2015
Kids loved it! Chicken breasts, bacon, mashed potato - what's not to like???
(3 reviews)
 
Rating 5 out of 5 - Many cooks will make this recipe again May 13 2014
I used chicken breasts instead of whole, small chickens, but the result was still spectacular! As you say in the recipe, the marriage between chicken and bacon was made in heaven! Ready a drop-dead simple recipe that anyone could do.
(5 reviews)
 

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