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Mustardy chicken casserole with hashbrown crust

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20 minutes
25 minutes

Take your cooking to the next level with Maille Mustard. Whether you’re adding it to a marinade for the braai or creating a deeper flavour to your midweek dishes, Maille’s finely crafted mustard range transforms any basic meal into a culinary delight. Chicken gets the Maille Mustard treatment to make a creamy casserole with a crispy potato rosti crust that you can make any day of the week.

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  • 5 T butter
  • 3 T olive oil
  • 8 free-range skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup cream
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • 1 T Maille Dijon mustard
  • 1 T Maille wholegrain mustard
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 potatoes, grated
  • 30 g Parmesan
  • For dressing, whisk:
  • 1 t Maille honey mustard
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 3 T extra virgin olive oil
  • 40 g rocket, for serving

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

2. Heat 4 T butter and the oil in an ovenproof pan. Add the chicken and brown on both sides.

3. Sauté the garlic, then add cream, stock and mustard and season to taste.

4. Top with the grated potatoes and Parmesan and dot with the remaining butter. Bake for 25 minutes at 180ºC.

5. Serve with dressed rocket leaves.

Photography: Jan Ras
Videography: Romy Wilson
Recipes: Abigail Donnelly
Food assistant: Cheri Kustner

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There’s a reason why the Maille range of mustards is so popular. Created more than 270 years ago by the master mustard and vinegar maker Antoine Maille – royal supplier to King Louis XV – the Maille brand stands for uncompromising quality and uses only the finest ingredients. Available in three variants (Dijon, wholegrain and honey mustard), Maille mustard is the perfect choice for transforming an everyday meal or snack into a culinary celebration.

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Abigail Donnelly

Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly

Nothing excites Woolworths TASTE's Food Director quite as much as the challenge of dreaming up recipes with innovative new foods – or the thrill of creating deliciousness on a plate with the humblest of ingredients. With Abi by your side, you’ll be a cooking expert in no time at all.

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