Cottage Cheese and chicken cocottes

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Cottage Cheese and chicken cocottes

Cocotte is a covered heatproof casserole or ovenproof dish, in which food could be cooked and served. It can be called a Dutch oven or a small baking dish in French. It is a delicious side dish or a supper.

 

 

Ingredients: Cottage Cheese and chicken cocottes

 

 

Cottage cheese                                 225 g

Vegetable oil                                     1 tbsp

Onion, finely chopped                      1 small

Mushroom, chopped                         100 g

Eggs, lightly beaten                           2

Chicken, dices                                     50 g

Nutmeg, freshly grated                     a pinch

Salt                                                        to taste

Black pepper, freshly grated             to taste

Butter, melted                                     25 g

Parsley sprigs                                      to garnish

 

 

 

Preparation Method: Cottage Cheese and chicken cocottes

 

 

Heat the oven to 200C.

 

Heat the oil in a small saucepan, add the onion and fry gently until it become soft.

 

Add the mushrooms and fry for 1-2 minutes only, keep stirring constantly.

 

Sieve the cottage cheese into a boil and beat in the beaten eggs, a little at a time.

 

Add the diced chicken to the cheese mixture with the onion and mushrooms. Add the nutmeg then season to taste with salt and pepper.

 

Brush 4 heat proof bowls or cocottes with the melted butter and divided the mixture between them.

 

Place on a baking sheet and bake for about 20-25 minutes or until well risen and bubbly on top.

 

Cottage Cheese and chicken cocottes are ready. Garnished with parsley sprigs and serve immediately

 

 

 

Cook’s Notes

 

Cottage Cheese and chicken cocottes

 

Time

 

Preparation 10 minutes, baking 25 minutes

 

Variation

Cottage Cheese and chicken cocottes

 

Replace the ham with 75 g peeled prawns and mushrooms with a small amount of canned or frozen sweetcorn.

2017-04-29T13:16:33+00:00 November 17th, 2016|Appetizer, RECIPES, SNACKS|0 Comments

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