Baked Chicken with mushrooms and carrots

Servings: 6 Cooking time: 60 minutes

Chicken breast with vegetables in the oven - in a simple andalso very tasty recipe. This is somewhat unusual dish: a kind of casserole when minced mushrooms and carrots baked inside two layers of chicken meat under a crust of melted cheese.

But I assure you, this dish is worth it to himtinker. It is ideal for a romantic dinner, for example. Good will be combined with both red and white wine. In addition, if not all of the casserole will be eaten, the remnants easily heated in a microwave oven.

By the way, better to bake the dish in the form of cake: it is easier to remove the casserole from the mold and put the whole on the table in the form of cake to is divided by slices on individual servings.

Ingredients for "Baked Chicken with mushrooms and carrots":

  • 900 g of white meat chicken breast;
  • 3 medium carrots;
  • 300 grams of mushrooms (champignons)
  • 1 large onion;
  • 200 grams of grated cheese;
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream;
  • juice of one lemon;
  • a small bunch of dill;
  • 4 tbsp. spoon potato starch (or flour);
  • ground black pepper - to taste;
  • a little ground nutmeg;
  • salt - to taste;
  • frying oil.

Recipe "chicken casserole with mushrooms and carrots":

chicken breasts in the oven
Wash and dry wipes chicken breasts, cut them lengthwise into strips.

chicken breasts in the oven
Put them in a bowl, season with salt, ground black pepper and a certain amount of ground nutmeg (depends on your taste, I put about? H. Spoons).

chicken breasts in the oven
Add the juice of one lemon bowl, stir and set aside until that bowl aside.

chicken breasts in the oven
Preheat a frying pan with 2-3 tablespoonsoil. Peel and chop the onion, add it to the pan and cook over medium heat until soft and lightly golden brown, stirring occasionally.

chicken breasts in the oven
While fried onions, wash and clean the mushrooms, slice them, and as soon as the onion is ready, add it to the mushrooms.

chicken breasts in the oven
Cook mushrooms and onion together until all the liquid from the mushrooms has evaporated, and then sprinkle with salt and ground black pepper to taste.

chicken breasts in the oven
Add the cream of the pan.

chicken breasts in the oven
Wash and cut into small bunch of dill, add it to the pan, stir and cook for about 2 minutes.

chicken breasts in the oven
Then add to the pan, potato starch (or flour), stir and continue to cook until the mixture thickens. Then remove the pan from the burner.

chicken breasts in the oven
If you use the form for baking cakes,insulate it from the outside by a piece of foil to prevent leakage of juice and scorching. You can also use instead of the form cake pan or ceramic mold for baking.

chicken breasts in the oven
Using about 2/3 of the chicken, lay the bottom and sides of the form, try to lay the strips of meat tight, that there are no gaps between the pieces of chicken.
Sprinkle chicken breasts roughly half the grated cheese.

chicken breasts in the oven
Put cheese on top of the cooked onion and mushroom mixture with a continuous layer.

chicken breasts in the oven
Peel the carrots and grate it on a coarse grater. Put grated carrot next layer on top of the mushrooms.

chicken breasts in the oven
Finally, cover all the remaining pieces of chicken breasts. Lay the strips of meat tight, given that during cooking they are reduced in size.

chicken breasts in the oven
Preheat the oven to 190-200 gr.S. Put the form in the oven to bake for about 30 minutes. After that, remove the dish from the oven and carefully drain all the juices secreted during food preparation.

chicken breasts in the oven
Sprinkle the casserole on top the rest of the grated cheese and send the dish back into the oven.

chicken breasts in the oven
Continue cooking until the cheese is melted and acquire a golden color (about 10 minutes), and then remove the dish from the oven.

chicken breasts in the oven
Allow the casserole of chicken breasts to cool at room temperature for 10-15 minutes. Then, remove the side of the mold for the cake (if you use it).

chicken breasts in the oven
Place the casserole of chicken breasts on a platter or tray, cut into portions and serve.
Bon Appetit!

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