Cheesy Chicken Casserole with Tomato Sauce

Cheesy Chicken Casserole in Tomato Sauce

A rich, tasty tomato sauce with tender chicken & topped with crispy, cheesy toppings. What more can you want from a yummy casserole recipe?!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 6
Calories 383 kcal


  • 1 kg chicken breast sliced
  • Salt & pepper
  • 3 tsp chicken seasoning
  • 1 tbsp parsley diced
  • 800 g tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 130 g yellow onion diced
  • 20 g garlic diced
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 200 ml white wine
  • ½ chicken stock cube
  • 120 g grana padano grated
  • 2 tsp breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 2 tbsp Worchestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp butter


  • Preheat oven at 225C.
  • Heat olive oil & melt butter in a frying pan.
  • Add the chicken & the chicken seasoning to the pan. Cook for 6 minutes or until it's golden, over medium to high heat. When done, put aside.
  • In the same pan, add ½ the white wine to the pan & bring to a boil.
  • Add the onion, garlic, salt, pepper & curry powder. Cook for 3 minutes over medium to high heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the tomato paste, Worchestershire sauce, the remaining white wine & oregano to the pan. Cook for 2 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the tomato sauce, stock & parsley. Bring to boil & then let simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Place a small amount of the tomato sauce in a casserole dish, covering the bottom. Place the chicken breast all around. Cover with the tomato sauce & top with the grated grana padano. Make another layer with the chicken, top with the tomato sauce & again with the grated grana padano. Top everything with the breadcrumbs.
  • Cook in the oven for approximately 10 minutes.
  • Serve with some mashed potatoes.


Calories: 383kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 45gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 121mgSodium: 1401mgPotassium: 1279mgFiber: 3gSugar: 9gVitamin A: 975IUVitamin C: 17mgCalcium: 314mgIron: 4mg
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