tuscan-chicken

Tuscan chicken casserole

Here is something really homely and heartwarming. It takes a while in the oven but just a few minutes to prepare, perfect for weekend wintery dinners, just let it cook and fill the house with delicious smells. It’s so simple you wont believe how great it tastes.(4 to 5 people)

What you need

8 skinless chicken thighs
2 medium onions sliced
4 slices bacon chopped
4 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 chicken stock cube
1 cup hot water
1 teaspoon sage (if using fresh sage, 3 teaspoons)
1 teaspoon rosemary (if using fresh rosemary, 3 teaspoons)
2 tablespoons maizena
salt and pepper

The process

Heat the oven to 180 Celsius and get out a casserole dish with a lid.

Place the chicken pieces in the bottom of the casserole dish, sprinkle over the bacon and onions.

Mix the lemon juice, vinegar, hot water, stock cube and the herbs and pour over the chicken.

Place in the oven for about 45 minutes and then mix the maizena(corn flour) with a little water, about 3 tablespoons and mix into the liquid in the casserole dish and season with salt and black pepper.

return to the oven for another 15 minutes or so.

Thats it, done.

Serve with rice or bioled baby potatoes or this warm potato salad