Friday, December 26, 2008

Chicken Fricassee

Serves: 4


1 large cooked chicken
2 ounces (60 g) butter
3 tablespoons flour
2 cups chicken stock
1 egg yolk
1/4 cup cream
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
13 ounce (400 g) can artichoke hearts, halved
4 slices processed cheese
Chopped parsley

Microwave Method:

1. Remove meat from chicken and chop into cubes.
2. Melt butter for 40 seconds on HIGH in a jug. Stir in flour; cook a further 40 seconds.
3. Gradually stir in chicken stock. Cook for 5-6 minutes on HIGH, stirring halfway through cooking.
4. Stir in chopped chicken, egg yolk, cream, nutmeg and artichokes.
5. Pour into a 1 1/2 quart (litre) casserole dish. Cover and cook for 4 minutes on MEDIUM HIGH. Stir well.
6. Lay cheese slices across middle of dish. Cook a further 1-2 minutes on HIGH.
7. Sprinkle with parsley.

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