Chicken, Mushroom And Broccoli Au Gratin Recipe

Chicken, Mushroom and Broccoli Au Gratin is a twist to the classic Potato Au Gratin which is a  French dish. Chicken, Mushrooms and Broccoli are stir fried in herbed butter and then layered in a baking dish with white creamy sauce. It is then topped with bread crumbs and cheese and then baked until you get a nice brown layer at the top.   Butter (Salted), All Purpose Flour (Maida), Milk, Cheddar cheese, Black pepper powder, Salt, Chicken breasts, Button mushrooms, Broccoli, Garlic, Butter (Salted), Italian seasoning, Black pepper powder, Salt, Whole Wheat Bread crumbs, Cheddar cheese   For the white Sauce 2 tablespoon Butter (Salted) 2 tablespoon All Purpose Flour (Maida) 2 cups Milk 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon Salt For the Gratin 100 grams Chicken breasts , diced 1 cup Button mushrooms , chopped 1 cup Broccoli , chopped 4 cloves Garlic , chopped 1 tablespoon Butter (Salted) 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder Salt , to taste 1/2 cup Whole Wheat Bread crumbs 1/2 cup Cheddar cheese     15   50     To begin making Chicken, Mushroom And Broccoli Au Gratin first keep a non stick pan on the heat. Melt the butter in it, and add chopped garlic and saute for a minute.Add the chicken and saute for three minutes until cooked. Then add the mushrooms and broccoli and saute till the water in the mushrooms dry up.Next season with italian herbs, salt and pepper and turn the heat off and keep aside.Now to make the white cheese sauce; melt butter over low heat in a heavy-bottomed saucepan and add flour. Turn the heat down and keep stirring so as to avoid any lumps.When the flour smells toasted and turns light brown in color and mixes together evenly with the butter, pour in the milk and keep stirring to avoid any lumps. Cook for 5 minutes till the white sauce thickens and gets glossy.Take the white sauce off the heat and add half cup of cheddar cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste. Keep aside.Set Oven to 200 degrees Celsius and pre heat for ten minutes. To assemble the Chicken, Mushroom And Broccoli Au Gratin. Grease a 8 inch by 4 inch baking dish with butter, place the chicken,mushrooms and broccoli first and cover with white cheese sauce.Sprinkle breadcrumbs and grated cheese on the top. Place the Chicken, Mushroom And Broccoli Au Gratin in the middle rack of the oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes at 200 degree Celsius till you get a nice brown crusted layer at the top. Serve Chicken, Mushroom And Broccoli Au Gratin with Healthy Multigrain Dinner Rolls and Sweet Potato & Green Bean Salad Recipe and Red Wine Sangria Cocktail Recipe for a special lunch/dinner.