Recipe

Honey-mustard chicken

A classic casserole that warms you up from the inside out.

  • 6 hrs 45 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Chicken casserole is a great way to create an easy weeknight meal. With contrasting flavours of sweet honey and bitey mustard, you can't go past this winter favourite.
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Ingredients

Honey-mustard chicken
  • 2 tablespoon cornflour (cornstarch)
  • 2 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) dry white wine
  • 1 cup (250ml) chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup (70g) wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 8 chicken thigh cutlets (1.6kg)
  • 1 leek (350g), trimmed, sliced thickly
  • 2 stalks celery (300g), trimmed, sliced thickly
  • 400 gram baby carrots, peeled
  • 1 cup (120g) frozen peas
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) pouring cream
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

Method

Honey-mustard chicken
  • 1
    Place cornflour and mustard powder in a (18-cup) slow cooker. Gradually whisk in wine and stock until smooth. Add mustard and honey; whisk until smooth.
  • 2
    Remove and discard fat and skin from chicken. Place chicken, leek, celery and carrots in cooker. Cook, covered, on low, for 6 hours.
  • 3
    Add peas to cooker; cook, covered, for 20 minutes. Stir in cream; season to taste. Sprinkle chicken with parsley to serve.

Notes

We used a chardonnay-style wine in this recipe. Chicken thigh cutlets usually come with the skin and centre bone intact, although sometimes they can be found without the skin. Poultry shops and most major supermarkets will sell them.

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