Cheesy Chicken and Watercress Bake

Calories: 866 Preparation: 10 mins Cooking: 35 mins Serves: 4
Cheesy Chicken and Watercress Bake


  • 4 cooked chicken breasts
  • 55g/2oz butter
  • 55g/2oz flour
  • 500ml/1 pint milk
  • 100g/4oz strong cheddar, grated
  • 1 x 85g/3oz pack watercress, roughly chopped
  • large pack plain crisp


Place the chicken breasts in a casserole dish. Make a sauce: melt the butter, add the flour and stir well over a medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Remove from the heat, gradually stir in the milk, bring to the boil and beat in the grated cheese and roughly chopped watercress, leaving a few sprigs for garnish.

Pour over the chicken. Cook for 20 minutes at 200°C, Mark 6. Finally sprinkle the crisps on top, garnish with watercress and serve with rice.

Fat: 57g Saturated Fat: 28g Carbohydrate: 34g Protein: 56g Fibre: 1g Salt: 1.6g

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