Chicken & Broccoli Bake

Chicken & Broccoli Bake

4 from 5 votes


Total Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 6 Manor Farm chicken breast fillets
  • 600 ml chicken stock
  • 350 ml cream
  • 100 g roux (50g butter, 50g flour cooked for 2 – 3 minutes)
  • 1 large head of broccoli, divided into florets
  • 15 g butter
  • 50 g mature cheddar cheese
  • 130 g breadcrumbs


  • Place the chicken if using raw chicken breast fillets into a saucepan with chicken stock, bring slowly to boil, simmer for approx 20 minutes.
  • Remove cooked chicken breasts from cooking liquid; add water to cooking liquid to make up to 600ml again.
  • Add cream, bring to boil and whisk in the roux to form a think sauce. Cook for 2-3 minutes over medium heat.
  • Chop the cooked chicken into chunks or strips.
  • Cook the broccoli in water until tender, drain. Stir in the diced chicken and broccoli into the sauce, season to taste.
  • Pour the mixture into an ovenproof dish.
  • Melt butter and add breadcrumb and cheese, spread over chicken and sauce and cook in the oven for 180oC/350oF/Gas Mark 4 for 20 minutes until bubbling. Serve with jacket potatoes.

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