Chicken and Mashed Potato BakePerfect Weeknight Dinner Recipe!

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As far as comfort food goes, this Chicken and Mashed Potato Bake is pretty high on the list. With cream, moist chicken and garlic topped with a cheesy mashed potato, this is perfect for a weeknight dinner for the whole…

As far as comfort food goes, this Chicken and Mashed Potato Bake is pretty high on the list.

With cream, moist chicken and garlic topped with a cheesy mashed potato, this is perfect for a weeknight dinner for the whole tribe.

Chicken and Mashed Potato Bake

serves
5
time needed
prep cook
ingredients
11
difficulty
Easy
rating (click to rate)
3.9 based on 46 ratings, click to rate

Ingredients

  • 500 grams Chicken Tenderloins
  • 500 grams Potatoes
  • 1/2 cup Cream
  • 1 tsp Crushed Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Corn Kernels frozen
  • 1/2 cup Cheese grated
  • 1 tsp Salt And Pepper to taste
  • 2 cups Chicken Stock add more as needed
  • 1 Brown Onion chopped finely


Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees.
  2. Peel the potatoes and cut into quarters.  Boil them in a saucepan of hot salty water for 15 minutes or under very tender.
  3. Drain the pan of water and return the potatoes to the pan.
  4. Add 1/3 cup of the cream and mash well.
  5. In another pan, heat the olive oil then cook the crushed garlic and onion until fragrant. Add the chicken and cook five minutes or until just cooked through.
  6. Add the chicken stock and turn down the heat to medium - medium low.  Simmer for 10 minutes.
  7. Dissolve the cornflour in a few tablespoons of water and add to the stock mixture and stir well to thicken.
  8. Stir in the corn and remaining cream.  Season to taste.
  9. Pour the chicken mixture into a baking dish and spread evenly.
  10. Dollop the mashed potato over the top so it forms a loose crust and sprinkle with cheese.
  11. Bake in oven for 10 - 15 minutes or until golden and bubbling.

Notes

Recipe Hints and Tips:

  • Chicken and Mashed Potato Bake is not suitable to freeze.
  • Best served immediately.

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