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Chicken Lasagna



Prep Time

Cooking Time

Servings 

20 mins

40 minutes

6 servings


How many of you get a craving now and again for a delicious Pasta dish, I do so today I'm going to share this easy to make a Chicken Lasagna recipe with you using smoked chicken.

Ingredients

Method

  • 6- 8 sheets Lasagna sheets (can also use Spinach Lasagna sheets)
  • 5 ml or1 tsp of Olive oil.
  • Boiling water.
  • 800g smoked chicken shredded.
  • 1 large onion chopped.
  • 750 bought cheese sauce (see recipe below on how to make your own cheese sauce).
  • 50 gr crumbled blue cheese.
  • 125 ml (½ cup) mature grated cheddar cheese. 
  • Syrup of a jar preserved figs.
  • METHOD FOR HOMEMADE CHEESE SAUCE.

  • Bring 500 ml (2 cups)the milk to the boil over low heat.
  •  Mix 50ml cornflower with a little milk until corn flower has dissolved.
  •  Stir cornflower into milk and bring to boil again, stirring continuously.
  •  Take care not to burn milk.
  •  Taste, and once you can't taste the cornflower anymore remove from heat.
  • Add 70g. grated cheddar cheese to the milk stir until cheese has dissolved.
  •  Season with salt and pepper.  P.S.. I always like adding a pinch of Paprika.
  • Pre heat oven to 180°c and grease a 30 x15 cm Oven proof dish.
  • Put the lasagna sheets in a separate dish taking care they do not overlap and cover with boiling water (do not cook) leave in the hot water till pliable.
  • Using a frying pan add the oil and fry onions until translucent.
  • Add the shredded chicken and stir fry for4-5 minutes.
  • Set aside to cool.
  • In your oven proof dish spread a layer of the cheese sauce, followed by sheet of pasta, chicken, crumbled Blue cheese and drizzle with about 5 ml (1tsp) fig syrup.
  • Repeat ending with cheese sauce.
  • Sprinkle the cheddar cheese on top
  • Place dish in the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes
  • Garnish with the preserved figs.


Plating

Below are a few ideas how to serve this Chicken Lasagne,

  • Loaf of Garlic bread.
  • Any green salad i.e. French, Portuguese or Italian.
  • Fresh garden peas.
  • Fresh green beans.
  • Just on its own accompanied by a glass of Dry wine either a White or Red the choice is yours.

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