Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Baked Chicken with Spinach and Corn


1 bunch Spinach
250 gms Chicken boiled and shredded .
1 cup Corn kernels
1/4 tsp Black Pepper
Mozzarella cheese (grated) – Handful is good enough :)
2 cup Milk
1 tsp salt
6 tbsp Butter
6 tbsp All purpose Flour

  • Cut, wash and boil the spinach leaves.
  • Boil the chicken and shred it.
  • In a non sticking pan add butter Once it melts add All purpose Flour to it and saute it for sometime till you get cooked smell. You will get this in 1 min or so and the flour also starts turning brown. Make sure it remains white and not brown :)
  • Cool the mixture, then add Milk to this. Take care that no lumps should be formed. Then add this mixture to the pan, sprinkle salt,pepper After stirring for sometime remove the pan and set it aside.our white sauce is ready now. You will come to know that your sauce is ready when it starts getting thick. Dont make it too thick like a paste. It should be medium so you can pour it over the baking dish.
  • Preheat oven at 300 c for 5 mins.
  • Take a baking dish , add mashed spinach,chicken,corn,salt,pepper, white sauce and cover it with grated mozzarella cheese.
  • Bake it in the oven for 20-30 minutes over 300 c.
  • Keep it on Broil / Grill for 2 – 3 mins so that cheese melts and crust is formed.
  • Serve hot with garlic bread and some Drink ;)

Enjoy your dish – To make this vegetarian, add more vegetables like Brocolli, Peppers etc :)