Chicken En Coquilles Recipe

  • 3 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup sherry
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 pound mushrooms, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon grated onion 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • bread crumbs
  • butter

Blend chicken with sherry, cover, and refrigerate for 1 hour. Melt butter, stir in flour, and cook for a minute or so. Add cream, chopped mushrooms, salt and pepper, parsley, paprika, onion, and garlic. Bring to a boil. Put mixture in individual shells, sprinkle with bread crumbs and dot with butter.

Brown in preheated 350°F. oven until golden on top and bubbling.

Serves 6.