Chicken Casserole

Source: www.goodtoknow.co.uk/

Ingredients

1 large 2kg (4½ lb) chicken, jointed into 8 pieces

100g (4oz) streaky bacon, chopped

25g (1oz) soft butter, plus extra for the sauce

200g (8oz) small onions or shallots, whole and peeled

150g (5oz) button mushrooms

2 carrots, cut into chunks

1 stick celery, cut into chunks

Bouquet garnish (bay leaf, thyme, parsley stalks, black peppercorns)

500ml (18fl oz) chicken stock

300ml (½ pt) white wine

25g (1oz) plain flour

2tbsp double cream

Chopped fresh parsley

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