Sunday, May 20, 2012

Spanish Chicken Casserole

This particular casserole makes a great dish for family gatherings or when you have friends around.  The unusual flavours of this cassrole and somewhat reminded me of a tarjin because it had the citrus taste of the lemon juice.  I made this over a Sunday weekend and had it with crusty bread which was just nice to mop up the gravy.  I froze the remaining left overs.



Spanish Chicken Casserole
Serves 4
Recipe Adapted from Women's Weekly


1 Tbsp olive oil
4 chicken drumsticks
4 chicken thigh cutlets
1 large onion, chopped finely
4 medium potatoes, quartered
1/2 cup roasted pine nuts
3 cups chicken stock
1 cup dry white wine
1/3 cup lemon juice
4 cloves garlic, crushed
2 Tbsp fresh thyme leaves
1 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
1 Tbsp roughly chopped fresh basil
Salt and black pepper to taste


1) Preheat oven to 180C.

2)  Heat oil in a large flameproof casserole dish, brown the chicken in batches and set aside.

3) In the same pot, cook the onions until soft.  Return chicken to the dish.  Add potato, nuts, stock, wine, juice, garlic, all the thyme and basil and half of the parsley. Bring to a boil.

4) Cover the dish and place in the oven to cook for about 1 hour or until chicken is cooked through.  Season with salt and pepper.

5) Once cooked, add the remain parsley, stir and dish out.  Serve with greens and crusty bread.





Honey Bee Sweets said...

It's past 10pm and I'm still drooling over your spanish chicken! YUMMY!

rowan.king said...


This recipe looks delicious! I have a question - when browning the chicken and cooking the onions, do we do it on the stovetop or in the oven?

Thank you.

Sonia ~ Nasi Lemak Lover said...

sound very delicious, dip with with bread also a good idea.

Jo said...

Hi Rowan, it would be stovetop.

noobcook said...

what a lovely stew! this is the type of meal I like to eat on a weekend, can eat this the whole day and feel so pampered :p

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