Monday, December 28, 2009

Slow Cooker for the Freezer Series Part 2 ~ Chicken Fricassee

All the meals listed in this series can be made ahead and put into your freezer for another night or made the same day. It's a great way to make sure your family is eating a healthy & hearty meal during this hectic holiday season!

Chicken Fricassee
In first freezer bag combine:
4 -6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 3 TBSP Butter GSO

In second freezer bag combine:
1 cup matchstick carrots
1 cup sliced onions
salt & pepper to taste

Defrost both bags. Place contents of vegetable bag into crock pot. In a hot fry pan quickly sear the chicken and place on top of vegetables. De-glaze the fry pan with 1 cup of broth. While stirring, whisk in 2 TBSP flour to form a roux. When thickened add to crock pot. Add additional 1 cup of broth to crock pot. Cook 5-6 hours on low.

When there are 15 minutes left to cook, turn the heat up to high, add 1/2 cup of half & half, and spoonfuls of the Biscuit mix on top of the casserole. Continue cooking for 15 minutes or until biscuits are done. To prepare the biscuits, stir together Biscuit mix, 3/4 cup of milk and 6 TBSP melted butter.

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