Chicken 'n' Biscuit Bake Recipe
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 1 pound bone-in chicken breast halves
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 celery rib, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 bay leaf
- CREAM SAUCE:
- 3 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted
- 3 tablespoons plus 1-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Dash ground mace
- 1/3 cup 2% milk
- 1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 2/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons shortening
- 1/3 cup 2% milk
- 1. In a large saucepan, combine the broth, chicken, onion, celery, salt and bay leaf. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20 minutes or until a thermometer reads 170°.
- 2. Remove chicken from broth; cool. When cool enough to handle, remove skin and meat from bones. Discard skin and bones. Cut up meat. Strain broth. Reserve vegetables and 1 cup broth; discard bay leaf. (Discard or save remaining broth for another use.) Arrange chicken and vegetables in a greased 3-cup dish.
- 3. For sauce, melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in the flour, salt, pepper and mace until smooth. Gradually add the milk, Worcestershire sauce and reserved broth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Pour over chicken.
- 4. For biscuits, in a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; cut in shortening until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in milk just until moistened.
- 5. On a floured surface, knead 8-10 times. Pat into a 1/2-in.-thick square and cut into quarters. Arrange biscuits over sauce.
- 6. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 17-20 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Yield: 2 servings.
1 cup: 861 calories, 46g fat (20g saturated fat), 176mg cholesterol, 2868mg sodium, 58g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 52g protein.
Reviews for Chicken 'n' Biscuit Bake
"Great. Easier than chicken and dumplings. I also added nutmeg because I had no mace. Needed to save time so diced half a chicken and sauteed it in pan with onion, celery, added carrot (2), 1/2 green pepper and 1/2 red bell pepper. Doubled biscuit part because was cooking for a crowd. I know this isn't the exact same recipe but I needed a good base and the sauce was great. Thanks!!!"
"This dish is just one of those staples you gotta have. In place of mace I used nutmeg; also added dill weed to the cream mixture. Definitely a keeper!!"