Creamy Chicken Casserole with Cider and Apple

Creamy Chicken Casserole with Cider and Apple

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The old fashioned flavours in this Creamy Chicken Casserole with Cider and Apple make a really delicious, comforting, country-style dish!

  • Recipe serves4
  • Preparation time20 minutes
  • Cooking time40 minutes


  • 6 chicken thighs
  • 15ml cooking oil
  • 15ml margarine
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 2 green apples, peeled, cored and cubed
  • 125g button mushrooms, sliced
  • 300ml cider
  • 125ml cream
  • 125ml milk
  • 1 sachet KNORR Chicken a la King Dry Cook-in-Sauce


  • Preheat oven to 200°C
  • Place chicken thighs in a roasting tray and season with salt and pepper
  • Roast in the oven for 30-35 minutes
  • In the mean time heat cooking oil and margarine together in a large pan and fry the sliced onion until soft
  • Add the cubed apples and mushrooms and fry for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until the apples and mushrooms have started to soften
  • Add the cider, bring to the boil and allow to cook until reduced by half
  • Add the cream and milk and stir in the contents of the sachet of KNORR Chicken a'la King Dry Cook-in-Sauce
  • Allow to simmer for 5 minutes stirring constantly
  • When the chicken thighs are roasted remove them from the roasting tray and place them into the pan together with the sauce
  • Allow to simmer for a further 5 minutes to absorb the flavour and serve with rice or mashed potato