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Chicken in a Basket

Chicken in a Basket

Chicken in Potato Baskets~~~~~~~~~

One of our families favorites, great on a cold, rainy day or just when you one a little comfort food. I like to make it around this time when I think of Easter Baskets too. It's from the 2002 Taste of Home Recipe book.

BASKETS;

4 1/2 cups of frozen shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed

6 TBSP of butter or margarine, melted

1 1/2 tsps of salt

1/4 tsp of pepper

FILLING:

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/4 cup butter or margarine

1/4 cup of all purpose flour

2 tsps of chicken bouillon granules

1 tsp Worcestershire sauce

1/2 tsp dried basil

2 cups of milk

3 cups of cooked chicken, cubed

1 cup of frozen peas or peas and carrots.

Directions:

In a bowl, combine the potatoes, butte, salt and pepper. Press into sic greased 10 oz. custard cups or ramekins. Set aside. In a saucepan, saute onion in butter. Add flour, bouillon, Worcestershire sauce and basil. Stir in the milk. Bring to a bowl; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Add chicken and peas/carrots. Spoon in prepared crusts. Bake uncovered at 375 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Makes 6 servings. Serve with one of your favorite dinner rolls. It is a keeper...so now you know what's for dinner.

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