Chicken and bacon casserole

Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 50 mins
Chicken and bacon casserole
This is simple comfort food at its best and it's the perfect way to warm up on a cold day. 

450g piece of streaky bacon, cut into chunks

4 tbsp olive oil

6 part boned chicken breasts

4 medium carrots, cut into chunks

4 medium onions, quartered

handful of cherry tomatoes

4-6 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped thinly

400 ml chicken stock

Sprig of rosemary.

Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F/Gas 3.Put the bacon into a small saucepan of cold water and bring to the boil (this will remove any excess salt from the bacon). Remove the bacon and pat dry with kitchen paper. Heat up a frying pan; add 2 tbsp of olive oil and toss in the bacon. Sauté until golden and crispy. Set the bacon aside and toss the chicken in the pan. Sauté the chicken for 5 minutes until golden, remove and together with the bacon add to a casserole pot. Then, sauté the carrots, onions and garlic for 1-2 minutes and season with garlic and pepper before adding them to the casserole pot. Toss in the cherry tomatoes and a sprig of rosemary. Add the chicken stock to the frying pan over a high heat for a minute and then pour into the casserole pot. Transfer to the oven for 45-50 minutes. Serve with mashed potatoes.


Preparation Time
20 minutes

Cooking Time
50 minutes

Main ingredients
Chicken, Pork, Vegetables

Recipe Type
Dinner, Easy, Family Dinners, Stew, One Pot

Special Info
Gluten free, Dairy free

Level of Difficulty

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