Mains, Meat

Creamy Chicken Casserole

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi PossibleCooker 8-in-1 Slow Cooker
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 hours
  • Total time: 2h 15 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 5 people

Creamy Chicken Casserole

TIP: In in a hurry, skip sautéing and browning in steps 1 and 2 and add all ingredients to the pot. Longer cook time may be required for BRAISE. 


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy, Sulphites

Recipe tags


  • 8 x 150g bone in, skin-on chicken thighs
  • Salt, as desired
  • Ground black pepper, as desired
  • 130g smoked pancetta cubes
  • 150g shallots, peeled and cut in half if large
  • 125g chestnut mushrooms, cleaned, halved
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed
  • 200ml white wine
  • 200ml chicken stock
  • 1 tsp dried tarragon
  • 2 tsp corn flour
  • 1-2 tbsp cold water
  • 3-4 tbsp crème fraîche
  • 2 tbsp fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Turn dial to SEAR/SAUTÉ, set temperature to HI, and press START/STOP to begin preheating. Allow the unit to preheat for 5 minutes. 

  • Step 2

    While unit is preheating, season the chicken with salt and pepper on both sides. 

  • Step 3

    When preheating is complete, place the pancetta and shallots in the pot. Cook uncovered for 5 minutes, until browned, stirring occasionally.  

  • Step 4

    After 5 minutes, use a slotted spoon to remove the pancetta and shallots from the pot and set aside.

  • Step 5

    Place the chicken in the pot, skin-side down, and cook for 10 minutes or until brown on all sides. Add mushrooms, garlic, wine, stock, tarragon, salt, and pepper, pancetta, and shallots to the pot. Stir to combine. Stir to combine, then cover with the lid. 

  • Step 6

    Turn dial to BRAISE, set temperature to HI, set time to 1 hour 45 mins, and press START/STOP to begin cooking.  

  • Step 7

    In a small bowl, add corn flour and water and mix until fully combined. When 15 minutes remain, remove lid and stir corn flour mixture into pot to thicken casserole.

  • Step 8

    When cooking is complete, remove lid and allow chicken to cool for 5 minutes. Add crème fraîche and parsley to pot as stir to combine. Serve hot.