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Recipe Category: Main Courses

Dijon Chicken with Bacon and Mushrooms

This is a very easy one pot chicken dish with a piquant mustard sauce.

Serves: 4
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour
  • 8 chicken thighs (chicken chops)
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 rashers bacon, finely sliced
  • 1 small leek, finely sliced
  • 8 whole medium size mushrooms
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1 cup dry white wine or chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1-2 tablespoons cornflour, to thicken
  • crusty bread and salad or oven-baked potatoes, for serving

Season chicken with salt and pepper. Heat oil in a large ovenproof casserole dish and brown chicken skin side down and remove. Add bacon and leek and sauté until golden. Add mushrooms and garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add wine, mustard and honey, stirring to combine. Add chicken and bake uncovered at 200°C for 1 hour. Mix cornflour to a paste with a little water. To thicken juices, simmer pan on stovetop, stirring in cornflour paste until thickened to desired consistency. Season to taste and serve with crusty bread and salad or oven-baked potatoes .

Recipe Type: Casserole, French, Slow Cooked, Stews

Author: Naomi Crisante
Date Created: 04/07/2016

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