British Recipes > Hereford Chicken Casserole

How to make Hereford chicken casserole:
A regional chicken casserole from Hereford.


3/4 pint dry cider
3 1/2lb chicken, cut into joints
2 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons oil
2 onions, peeled and sliced
2 teaspoons curry powder
1 tablespoon flour
large tin pineapple slices, drained
2 tablespoons single cream
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- Brown the chicken in the oil and butter in a frying pan.
- Put the chicken into an ovenproof, lidded casserole.
- Fry the onions gently in the oil and butter left in the frying pan.
- Stir in the flour and curry powder.
- Gradually pour in the cider, stirring all the time.
- Pour the onion and cider sauce over the chicken in the casserole.
- Put the lid onto the casserole and cook in the oven at 375 degrees F. for 1 hour.
- Remove from the oven and stir in the cream.
- Put the pineapple rings on top of the chicken.
- Return to the oven for about 10 minutes.
- Serve.