Creamy Chicken Casserole

Cooking method:

Ninja Speedi Rapid Cooker
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Total time: 2 hours
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 5 people

Creamy Chicken Casserole

Utensils required


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy

Recipe tags


  • 130g smoked pancetta cubes
  • 150g shallots, peeled and cut in half if large
  • 1kg bone in, skin on chicken thighs
  • To taste salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 125g chestnut mushrooms, cleaned and cut in half if large
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 200ml white wine
  • 200ml chicken stock
  • 1 tsp dried tarragon
  • 2 tsp corn flour
  • 1-2 tbsp cold water
  • 2 tbsp fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped
  • 3-4 tbsp crème fraîche
  • To serve wholegrain rice and vegetables

Cooking mode

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  • Step 1

    Flip the SmartSwitch to AIR FRY/HOB. Select SEAR/SAUTÉ, set temperature to HI-5, and press START/STOP to begin preheating for 5 minutes

  • Step 2

    When preheating is complete, add the pancetta and shallots to the cooking pot. Cook for 5 minutes, until browned, stirring occasionally. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside

  • Step 3

    Add to cooking pot, chicken thighs, season as desired, and cook for 10 minutes or until brown on all sides. Stir in mushrooms, garlic, wine, stock, tarragon, and season as desired. Add back pancetta and shallots. Stir to combine, then cover with the lid

  • Step 4

    Close the lid, select SLOW COOK, set temperature to HI, set time to 1 hour 45 mins, and select START/STOP to begin cooking

  • Step 5

    In a small bowl, mix corn flour and cold water. Make a thin paste and stir into casserole 15 minutes before end

  • Step 6

    When cooking is complete, remove lid and allow chicken to cool for 5 minutes before stirring through crème fraîche and flat leaf parsley. Serve hot with wholegrain rice and vegetables