Mary Berry’s Chicken Casserole Recipe

Mary Berry’s Chicken Casserole Recipe | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Image credits: Cafe Najat UK via Youtube


What can be more comforting during the fall season than this chicken casserole from Cafe Najat UK on Youtube? It’s a hearty recipe you can make that will surely warm up the dinner table. Plus, it’s super easy to make with simple ingredients already found in your kitchen. Learn the full recipe by watching the video tutorial below.



  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 4 chicken portions (legs or thighs) washed and dried with kitchen paper
  • 4.40 oz (125g) smoked back bacon, cut into strips
  • 2 large carrots, 1cm thickly sliced
  • 2 celery stalk sticks, thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 3/8 cup plain flour
  • 1-liter chicken stock (low-salt)
  • 1 bouquet garni
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 medium potatoes, peeled & cut into large chunks
  • chopped parsley for garnish


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F. Next, add 2 tbsp sunflower oil in an oven-safe pot, then add the chicken, skin down, and cook them on both sides til brown. After they’ve browned, remove them from the heat and set them aside. After this, in the same pot, add the bacon, carrots, celery, and onion. Saute on high heat until veggies are golden. After cooking, remove from heat and set aside. Next, add 1 tbsp butter, 3/8 cup flour, and 1 liter chicken stock to the same pot and stir until smooth.

Cooking the chicken thighs for Mary Berry's chicken casserole recipe
Image credits: Cafe Najat UK via Youtube


Step 2

Now, add the bouquet garni and salt and pepper to taste. Add back the chicken followed by chopped potatoes and bacon mixture. Spread them out evenly. Bring it to a boil, then turn off the heat and cover the pot with a lid. Place the pot in the preheated oven at 325 degrees F and cook for 1 hour and 15 minutes. After this, garnish it with some freshly chopped parsley.

Adding the veggie mixture to the casserole pot
Image credits: Cafe Najat UK via Youtube

Mary Berry’s Chicken Casserole Recipe

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