Chicken Mornay Bake Recipe

Chicken Mornay Bake is a delicious and comforting dish that combines tender chicken with a creamy and cheesy sauce. The chicken is first cooked until golden brown, then smothered in a rich Mornay sauce made with butter, flour, milk, and cheese. The dish is then baked until the cheese is melted and bubbly. This hearty and flavorful meal is perfect for a family dinner or a special occasion.

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1hr 20minstotal
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1hr Cook
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Ingredients for Chicken Mornay Bake Recipe

  • 0.67 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • As required Salt And Pepper, To Taste
  • 0.17 tablespoon Oil
  • 0.33 tablespoon Butter
  • 0.33 tablespoon All Purpose Flour
  • 0.33 cup Milk
  • 0.17 cup Grated Cheese
  • as required Fresh Herbs, For Garnish

Directions: Chicken Mornay Bake Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a baking dish.
  • STEP 2.Season the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and any other desired spices.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and cook the chicken until golden brown on both sides.
  • STEP 4.In a separate saucepan, melt butter and whisk in flour to make a roux.
  • STEP 5.Gradually whisk in milk and cook until the sauce thickens.
  • STEP 6.Stir in grated cheese until melted and smooth.
  • STEP 7.Place the cooked chicken in the greased baking dish and pour the Mornay sauce over it.
  • STEP 8.Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the sauce is bubbly and golden.
  • STEP 9.Serve the Chicken Mornay Bake hot, garnished with fresh herbs if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use boneless, skinless chicken breasts or chicken thighs for this recipe.
  • Feel free to add vegetables like broccoli or mushrooms to the dish for extra flavor and nutrition.
  • If the sauce is too thick, you can thin it out with a little more milk.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the Chicken Mornay Bake as a main dish with a side of rice or pasta.
  • Garnish with fresh herbs like parsley or chives for added freshness.
  • Reheat leftovers in the oven or microwave until heated through.
Nutrition
value
466
calories per serving
22 g Fat35 g Protein58 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    22g
  • Protein
    35g
  • Carbs
    58g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    58g
  • Protein
    35g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    22g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    207mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    570mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    7mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    63mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    24mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    94mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    446mg
  • Selenium
    28mcg
  • Zinc
    4mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp