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    Chicken Casserole With English Ale and Stilton and Walnut Dumpli

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    2 hrs 30 mins

    30 mins

    2 hrs

    English_Rose's Note:

    For a hearty and flavourful meal try this slow-cooked chicken casserole served with blue cheese dumplings

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    For the dumplings


    1. 1
      Preheat the oven to 350°F.
    2. 2
      Season the flour generously with salt and freshly ground pepper. Dust the chicken portions with the seasoned flour and sage.
    3. 3
      Heat the butter in a large casserole dish. Add in the chicken and brown on all sides. Remove the chicken and put to one side.
    4. 4
      Add the chopped bacon to the casserole dish and fry for 2 minutes.
    5. 5
      Add in the leeks, carrot, celery, onion and garlic and fry gently, stirring often, for 4-5 minutes.
    6. 6
      Add the chopped thyme, sugar, ale, malt vinegar and the Dijon mustard and bring to the boil.
    7. 7
      Pour the chicken broth into the dish, then add the browned chicken, bay leaf, rutebaga and parsnips.
    8. 8
      Cover and bake in the preheated oven for ten minutes, then reduce the heat to 275F and bake in the oven for a further 1 hour 30 minutes.
    9. 9
      Meanwhile, make the dumplings. Place the stilton, walnuts, flour, suet, egg yolks in a bowl. Add in the salt, freshly grated nutmeg and freshly ground pepper, mixing well.
    10. 10
      Combine the stilton mixture into a dough and shape into small, even-sized balls.
    11. 11
      Half an hour before the casserole has completed baking, scatter the dumplings over the casserole the top and bake, uncovered, for 30 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 04, 2007


      Sorry, perhaps this dish is too British for me. I love the dumplings. The chicken is tender, but quite bland. A lot of fat must be removed from the top of the casserole as well. The turnips add flavor, but the dish needs more spices I think.

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    Nutritional Facts for Chicken Casserole With English Ale and Stilton and Walnut Dumpli

    Serving Size: 1 (671 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1120.9
    Calories from Fat 754
    Total Fat 83.8 g
    Saturated Fat 38.0 g
    Cholesterol 216.2 mg
    Sodium 1735.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 61.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.1 g
    Sugars 10.6 g
    Protein 25.2 g

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    chicken portions

    fresh thyme


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