chicken fricassee supreme

a recipe by
billy haze
Philadelphia, PA

with its parsley biscuit topping, this American classic is a sure hit on a wintry night .

serves 6
prep time 55 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chicken fricassee supreme

  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 lb
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 3 md
    shallots, chopped
  • 2 lg
    cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1
    leek, white part only,cleaned,trimmed,and cut into 2 inch strips
  • 6 oz
    fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 md
    carrots, cut into 2 inch strips,
  • 1 md
    celery stalk, cut into 2 inch strips
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper
  • TOPPING
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter,chilled, and cut into small pieces
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley

How To Make chicken fricassee supreme

  • 1
    In a large , deep skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of oil over medium heat. Add chicken ,cook,stirring occasionally, until golden,(5 minutes). transfer chicken to a plate.
  • 2
    In the same skillet, heat remaining oil over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic, cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes. Add onion and leek; cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  • 3
    Add mushrooms,carrots, and celery. Cook stirring occasionally for 5 minutes
  • 4
    Mix together broth, cream, and flour. Pour cream mixture into skillet. Cook, stirring frequently,until mixture just thickens, 10 minutes. Return chicken to skillet,stir in alt and pepper. Spoon into a large deep casserole
  • 5
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. To prepare topping , in a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, and salt. Using a pastry blender or 2 knives, cut butter into flour mixture until coarse crumbs form
  • 6
    Mix together parsley and milk. Make a well in center of flour mixture. Add milk mixture all at once to well. tossing with a fork until a soft dough forms.
  • 7
    Drop dough by heaping tablespoons on top of chicken mixture, 1/2 inch apart.
  • 8
    Bake casserole until topping is golden and filling bubbles, about 20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool slightly. Garnish with green onion strips
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