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Chicken and broccoli bake

 290 ratings

Prep Time:15 mins

Cooking Time:30 mins

Serves:4 Adults

Cost:High

Chicken and broccoli bake

In the mood for creamy chicken and broccoli with just the right amount of crispiness? Why not try this healthy recipe to spice up your chicken dinner.

About this recipe

This safefood chicken and broccoli bake recipe was adapted from the safefood 101 Square Meals cookbook. Here’s how to bake the perfect chicken and broccoli casserole.


Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
  • 4 medium chicken fillets, chopped
  • 1 medium onion
  • 450g / 1lb of broccoli florets
  • 1 tin of chicken or mushroom soup
  • 1 ½ dessertspoons of curry powder
  • 150ml / ¼ pint semi-skimmed milk
  • 50g / 2 oz. of brown breadcrumbs, 2 pan slices
  • 50g / 2 oz. of low-fat cheddar cheese, grated
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C / 425°F / Gas Mark 7.
  2. Heat the oil in the saucepan.
  3. Chop the onion finely and fry for 2 to 3 minutes. 
  4. Add the chicken pieces - learn why you should never wash raw chicken here. Cook for 10 minutes and make sure your meat is cooked properly.
  5. Cook broccoli in boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Mix the milk, soup and curry powder together in a jug.
  7. Put the cooked chicken pieces, onion and broccoli into the casserole dish.
  8. Pour in the soup mixture, season with salt and pepper to taste, and cover with the breadcrumbs and grated cheese.
  9. Cook in the pre-heated oven for 30 minutes.

What you will need

  • Casserole dish
  • Chopping board
  • Chopping knife
  • Frying pan
  • Measuring jug(for liquids)
  • Saucepan
  • Wooden spoon

Serving suggestions

Serve your chicken and broccoli bake with freshly steamed carrots or baby potatoes. Be sure to read up on how to cook vegetables safely.


"Always wash your hands with warm soapy water after handling raw chicken"

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