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Potato and chicken gratin: tastier than a regular casserole

Kateryna YagovychFood
Potato gratin in the oven. Source: pixabay.com

Meat and potatoes are a great base for a delicious and satisfying casserole. But if you add a delicate cream sauce, you get a real gratin. The dish contains a lot of cheese, various herbs and spices.

The idea of making potato gratin was published on the Instagram page of food blogger Tati Chudnova (chudnova.food). It is especially tasty if you put onions in a single layer: the dish will be very juicy.

Potato and chicken gratin: tastier than a regular casserole

Ingredients:

  • potatoes - 500 g
  • onion - 1 pc.
  • chicken fillet - 200 g
  • mozzarella cheese - 180 g

For the bechamel sauce:

  • butter - 30 g
  • flour - 30 g
  • milk - 300 ml
  • salt - to taste
  • nutmeg - 1/2 tsp.
  • Provence herbs - 1/2 tsp.
  • black pepper - to taste

Method of preparation:

Potato and chicken gratin: tastier than a regular casserole

1. Cut potatoes into thin slices. Boil them in boiling water for 5 minutes.

2. Cut the onion into half rings and the chicken into cubes.

3. Drain the potatoes.

Potato and chicken gratin: tastier than a regular casserole

4. For the sauce, melt butter in a heavy-bottomed saucepan, add flour and stir until smooth.

Potato and chicken gratin: tastier than a regular casserole

5. Next, heat 200 ml of milk and add it gradually to the butter and flour, stirring to avoid lumps. (At this point, you can turn off the heat to prevent the mass from burning).

Potato and chicken gratin: tastier than a regular casserole

6. Add spices to 100 ml of cold milk and stir.

7. Pour the milk and spices into the pan and stir over low heat until thickened.

Potato and chicken gratin: tastier than a regular casserole

8. Put a spoonful of the sauce, potatoes, more sauce, onions, and chicken, and cover with the remaining sauce.

Potato and chicken gratin: tastier than a regular casserole

9. Put it in the oven at 180° for 20 minutes.

Potato and chicken gratin: tastier than a regular casserole

10. Take out of the oven, sprinkle with grated cheese and put back in the oven until golden brown (10 minutes).

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