Chicken Gougere Recipe

Chicken Gougere

Prep Time ~ 30 mins Cooking Time ~ 80 mins
Approx Cost ~ £6 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 4

Tip ~ Instead of Cheddar cheese in the choux pastry, you could use Gruyere or Emmenthal

Ingredients

100g / 4oz butter

300ml / ½ pint water

150g / 5oz plain flour, sifted

2 Eggs

50g / 2oz cheddar cheese, finely diced

Salt

Freshly ground black pepper

Filling:

25g / 1oz butter

1 onion, peeled and chopped

15g / ½ oz plain flour

300ml / ½ pint chicken stock

100g / 4oz button mushrooms, sliced

1 tablespoon cornflour

2 tablespoons water

3 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and quartered

450g / 1lb cooked chicken, cut into large cubes

Pinch of dried tarragon

1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley

Salt and pepper

1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

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