Chicken, apple and prune casserole recipe

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serves: 2
Skill: easy
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 1 hr 30 min
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Nutrition per portion

Calories 845 kCal 42%
Fat 53g 76%
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  • Always a winning winter warmer, this chicken casserole combines apple and prunes to add a different flavour. For a warming chicken casserole that’s different to the rest thanks to the addition of apples and prunes to give a sweetness to this delicious recipe. Garlic, ginger, cumin and coriander are the herbs and spices are used to flavour this dish and there is a bit of turmeric and paprika thrown in too to give it a little bit of a kick. This recipe serves two people, so it’s a great one to try on your next date night as it’s a little different and feels really special.


    • 4 chicken thighs
    • 3 onions, sliced
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 3tbsp chopped fresh parsley
    • ¼tsp ground ginger
    • 1tsp ground cumin
    • 1tsp ground coriander
    • ¼tsp turmeric
    • 2tsp paprika
    • 25g (1oz) butter
    • 500ml (18fl oz) chicken stock
    • 2 apples, sliced
    • 50g (1 3/4oz) prunes
    • Handful fresh coriander, chopped


    • To make this chicken casserole, marinate the chicken thighs with the onion, garlic, parsley and spices in a bowl in the fridge overnight.

    • The next day, heat the butter in a flameproof casserole and stir-fry the spicy onions for 2 to 3 mins.

    • Add the chicken and stock. Simmer gently over a low heat with the lid on for 1 hr until cooked. Add the apple and prunes, and simmer for a further 25 mins. Scatter with coriander and serve.

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