Homemade Chicken & Biscuits

by Sheryl

If you want a hearty and flavorful dinner then here is a recipe that will take your dinner to the next level! Simply whip up the ingredients and bake. This homemade Chicken and Biscuits is way to easy to prepare. A comforting and scrumptious casserole dish that has a colorful variety of vegetables, chunky chicken topped with either a store-bought or homemade biscuits.

INGREDIENTS

3 tablespoons butter
1 medium onion – chopped
1 rib celery – finely chopped
salt and pepper – to taste
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 3/4 cup chicken broth
1 teaspoon thyme – chopped, fresh
1/2 cup whole milk
3 cups chicken – cooked, chopped
1 carrot – roughly chopped
1 cup frozen peas
1 teaspoon lemon juice
12 biscuits – storebought or homemade
1 egg
1 tablespoon water

How to make Homemade Chicken & Biscuits

Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 375 degrees F or 190 degrees C.

Step 2: Then, grease a 9 x 13-inch casserole dish.

Step 3: Melt the butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Add in the onion and celery. Cook for about 5 minutes or until softened. Sprinkle with some salt and pepper.

Step 4: Stir in the flour and cook for a minute. Pour the broth and add in the thyme. Stir occasionally and bring to a boil over medium heat.

Step 5: Add in the milk, chicken, carrots, peas, and lemon juice. Mix until well combined. Then, slowly pour the mixture into the casserole dish.

Step 6: Place inside the preheated and bake for an hour and 20 minutes. After, take the dish out the oven and increase the oven temperature to 425 degrees F or 205 degrees C.

Step 7: Slice the biscuits into 12 rounds. Layer them over the chicken gravy.

Step 8: In a small bowl, whisk the egg and water. Then, brush over the biscuits.

Step 9: Return the dish into the oven and continue baking for another 10 to 12 minutes or until the biscuits are done.

Step 10: Once done, remove from the oven and serve immediately. Enjoy!

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