Fireman Bob's Spicy Chicken Casserole my way...

Bob Cooney

By
@firemanbob59

Staying " True " to my " SPICY " ways...

Here is a Chicken Casserole that will please everyone.

Great for a Pot Luck as well!!!

Sincerely,
Fireman Bob :)


NOTE:

*** Prep time does NOT include cooking time for the shredded chicken ***


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Serves:

8 to 10

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 45 Min

Method:

Convection Oven

Ingredients

3/4 c
butter, divided
1 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
2 Tbsp
smoked ground cumin
6
chicken bouillon cubes, crushed
1 1/2 tsp
course sea salt
1 1/2 tsp
fresh cracked pepper
2 c
chicken broth
2 c
milk
3/4 c
water
2 tsp
hot sauce, your choice homemade or store bought.
1 lb
angel hair pasta, cooked aldente
4 c
shredded chicken, cooked
1/2 lb
smoked bacon, chopped fine
1/2 lb
fresh mushrooms, sliced
1/2 c
poblano peppers, chopped fine
1/2 c
jalapeno peppers, chopped fine
1/2 c
ancho chili peppers, chopped fine
1 c
red bell pepper, chopped fine
1 c
yellow bell pepper, chopped fine
1/2 c
fresh fennel, chopped fine
1/2 c
fresh parsely, chopped fine
2 c
saltine crackers, crushed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Begin by melting 1/2 cup of the butter in a large Dutch Oven, add anchovies to butter and stir to melt the anchovies into the butter.
2
Add flour, cayenne pepper, smoked ground cumin, chicken bouillon, course sea salt, fresh cracked pepper, chicken broth, milk, water, hot sauce and cook over low heat till thickened.
3
Add , pasta, chicken, bacon, mushrooms, poblano, jalapeno, and ancho chili peppers, fennel, and parsley and stir to incorporate all.

If needed, add more chicken broth to make mixture " wet ".
4
Place large Dutch Oven in the oven and cover securely.

NOTE: *** If using Dutch Oven with Charcoal, follow usual cooking methods and keep the temperature at 250 degrees.
5
Bake at 250* for 1 3/4 hours or till done.

With 30 minutes of cooking time left, add crushed saltine crackers mixed with 1/2 cup of melted butter to the top of the casserole and cook till golden brown!

Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta Sides, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American