Chicken in Cheese Sauce

Chicken in Cheese Sauce


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This is a particularly hearty meal, perfect for winter to keep you warm! It works equally well with ham or turkey in place of the chicken.


Serves: 8 

  • 8 chicken breasts
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 1 red capsicum, chopped
  • 1/2 yellow capsicum, chopped
  • 500g uncooked spaghetti
  • 65g butter
  • 1/4 cup (30g) plain flour
  • 1 cup (250ml) chicken stock
  • 1 cup (250ml) full cream milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese for topping

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. In a large non-stick frypan saute the chicken breasts. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add the mushrooms, red capsicums and yellow capsicums and cook until vegetables are tender.
  2. Cook the spaghetti according to packet directions. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large saucepan melt the butter or margarine and blend in flour. Gradually stir in the chicken stock and milk. Cook over medium low heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce begins to thicken. Add garlic salt and ground black pepper to taste. Blend in the Swiss and Parmesan cheeses and continue heating, stirring constantly, until the cheeses melt.
  4. Stir in the chicken/vegetable mixture and heat thoroughly. Toss with the cooked pasta and top with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.

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