Chicken casserole is filling and comforting

Chicken casserole is filling and comforting

Get ready for a cosy night in with a delicious chicken casserole that doesn't take much effort to make. 

Serves 4


  • 1 tbsp MasterChef Cotswold Rapeseed Oil
  • 850ml MasterChef Chicken Stock
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 tsp fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 sprig of fresh rosemary
  • 850g skinless and boneless chicken thighs, 8 required
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 parsnip, halved lengthways and cut into chunks
  • 3 tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and diced
  • 2 leeks, thickly sliced
  • Flat leaf parsley to serve (optional)

Four Easy Steps

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the onion and garlic for a few minutes until soft.
  2. Pour in the stock, add the potatoes, thyme and chicken and bring to the boil. Place the whole rosemary sprig into the pan and stir.
  3. Add the carrots, parsnips and leeks, and then cover the pan and leave to simmer on a low heat for 30-35 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the tomatoes and cook for a further 10 minutes until the chicken is tender. Remove the rosemary sprig before serving.

MasterChef Tips

To serve: Spoon your Chicken Casserole into a large bowl. Garnish with flat leaf parsley and serve with fresh bread.

Also tastes great with: turkey breasts

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