One-pan creamy chicken and bacon

One-pan creamy chicken and bacon
For an easy mid-week dinner try this delicious all-in-one creamy chicken and bacon.
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 500g chicken thigh fillets
  • 1 brown onion, finely chopped
  • 125g middle bacon rashers, trimmed, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 300ml Bulla Cooking Cream
  • 1 Massel chicken stock cube, crumbled
  • ⅓ cup finely grated parmesan
  • ½ cup frozen peas
  • 60g baby spinach
  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon rind
  • Crusty bread, to serve
  • Select all ingredients
  1. Step 1
  2. Heat half the oil
  3. Unsure of the quantity needed?
  4. Click on the underlined ingredient to reveal the quantity. No need to flip back and forth!
  5. OK, GOT IT
  6. in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken. Cook, turning, for 5 minutes or until golden and browned. Transfer to a plate.
  7. You're watching
  8. How to prepare garlic
  9. Continue watching
  10. Related content
  11. UP NEXT
  12. Learn how to peel, chop and crush garlic for use in recipes.
  13. Step 2
  14. Add remaining oil to pan. Add onion and bacon. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until onion softens and bacon is golden. Add garlic. Cook, stirring, for 30 seconds or until fragrant. Transfer ¼ of the bacon mixture to a bowl. Cover to keep warm.
  15. Step 3
  16. Return chicken to pan with cream, stock, parmesan and 1⅓ cups water. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer, uncovered, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through and sauce has thickened.
  17. Step 4
  18. Stir in peas and spinach. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through. Remove pan from heat. Stir in lemon rind. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with reserved cooked bacon. Serve with crusty bread.