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Casserole pan French-style braised chicken with leek and mushroom

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Indulge in the warm and rich flavours of this casserole pan French-style braised chicken with mushroom and leek recipe. It's a winning and sumptuous comfort meal.

  • Serves6
  • Cook time35 minutes
  • Prep time10 minutes
Casserole pan French-style braised chicken with leek and mushroom


  • 6 Coles RSPCA Approved Australian Chicken Thigh Cutlets
  • 1 leek, pale section only, thickly sliced
  • 200g brown mushrooms, halved
  • 2 bacon rashers, chopped
  • 1 tbs Coles Dijon Mustard
  • 1 cup (250ml) Coles Real Chicken Stock
  • ½ cup (125ml) pouring (pure) cream or thickened cream
  • 2 tbs lemon juice
  • 1 tbs coarsely chopped tarragon

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  1. Step 1

    Heat a casserole pan over medium-high heat and spray with olive oil spray. Season the chicken and add to the pan, skin-side down. Cook for 2-3 mins each side or until golden brown. Transfer to a plate.
  2. Step 2

    Add the leek, mushroom and bacon to the pan and cook, stirring, for 5 mins or until the leek is tender. Add mustard and stir to combine. Add the stock and cream, and stir to combine.

  3. Step 3

    Return the chicken to the pan. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 20 mins or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce thickens slightly. Stir in the lemon juice and tarragon. Season to serve.

    Tip: Serve with steamed green beans, mashed potato and tarragon leaves.