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James Martin's chicken casserole and savoury waffles

If you’re looking for a one-pot dish to add to your culinary repertoire, then look no further!

James’ succulent chicken casserole with tomato and herb waffles, is the perfect dish to serve your friends and family.

Packed full of flavour it’s comforting, delicious and a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Chicken casserole and waffles

Serves 4


For the chicken

25ml Olive oil 

25g butter

Salt and pepper

1 x 2kg chicken, portioned into 8- 10 portions

100g bacon lardons

1 Shallots, peeled and diced

2 tbsp tomato puree

200g chestnut mushrooms 

200ml French white wine

500ml chicken stock

3 tomatoes, de-seeded and diced

1 small bunch tarragon

For the waffles

250g plain flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp caster sugar

3 eggs

200ml milk

25G butter, melted 

A few sprigs of fresh tarragon, chopped 

2 tbsp chopped spring onions

100g diced potatoes blanched

2 tomatoes concentrated


1. Heat some oil and fry the chicken with butter in a casserole pan until it is coloured. Then add your seasonings.

2. Add the bacon, shallots, tomato puree, mushrooms and cook for 2 minutes.

3. Add the wine and bring it to the boil, then add the stock and half of the tarragon. 

4. Put it into the oven for forty five minutes. Finish by sprinkling over the rest of the freshly chopped tarragon.

For the waffles1. Heat your waffle machine to the highest setting.

2. Then to make the waffles, whisk all the ingredients together, and ladle into a waffle machine and cook until golden.

3. To serve, pop the waffles and chicken onto a plate top spoon over sauce.

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