Creamy Chicken Bake

This is packed with vegetables, warm and creamy with a light peppery sauce. Yum!


Oven 200c


Serves 4




  • 4 chicken breasts


  • 2 onions, chopped


  • 2 green peppers, chopped


  • 1 small tin of sweetcorn


  • 1 head of broccoli, broken into florettes


  • 5tbsp oil


  • 2tbsp plain flour


  • 3/4pint of milk (add more if too thick)


  • 1 bay leaf


  • 1/2tsp paprika


  • Plenty of ground black pepper, depending how spicy you want it


  • 100g breadcrumbs (soda bread)


  • 100g grated cheese


  1. Bring water to the boil, add the broccoli and cook for 5 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat 2tbsp of the oil and fry the chicken until beginning to colour.
  3. Add the onion and pepper and cook until soft and golden. Put into an oven proof dish along with the sweetcorn and broccoli.
  4. In a pot, blend 2tbsp of oil and flour. Gradually add the milk. Add the bay leaf. Stir over a medium heat until thickened.
  5. Add pepper and paprika and cook for 2mins. Pour over the chicken mixture.
  6. Blitz the breadcrumbs, stir in the cheese and remaining oil and sprinkle over the top. Bake in the oven for 20-30mins, until golden brown. Serve with salad.

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