Every year the same question comes up on the table: what are we going to serve our guests for Christmas? If some are still hesitating between meat or fish, Clément Bouvier, a young starred chef, chooses a generous Savoyard recipe: gratin of crozets with Reblochon and his chicken casserole. Easy to make and very tasty, this recipe is ideal for bringing family and friends together around a generous table. 


Crozets gratin with Reblochon and chicken casserole

Ingredients (for 4 guests):

  • 1 whole chicken
  • 500g of butter
  • Shallots
  • Ail
  • 2 bottles of white wine
  • Carrots
  • sage
  • Crozets
  • 10 onions
  • 2 liters of cream
  • Reblochon
  • A piece of smoked brisket (5 cm)

The preparation :

Chicken casserole

  • Cut the carrots and shallots in half lengthwise. 
  • Cut the head of garlic in half.  
  • Add a drizzle of olive oil to the pan over low heat. 
  • Take the chicken and brown it on each side in the casserole dish. 
  • Remove the chicken and place the vegetables in the casserole to color them. 
  • Place the chicken back in the casserole on top of the vegetables. Add the sage and cover with butter. 
  • Bake at 200°C for 45 mins. 
  • Every 10 minutes come and baste the poultry with the juice at the bottom of the casserole. 

Gratin De Crozets

  • Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add the crozets. Add a little salt. 
  • Chop onions. Fry them in a pan with a drizzle of olive oil. 
  • Dice the bacon breast. Introduce the bacon into the pan and let it brown. 
  • Deglaze the preparation with white wine. 
  • Add cream and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. 
  • Add the cooked crozets to the skillet. Mix and season with pepper.  
  • Put everything in a gratin dish.
  • Place reblochon slices on top. 
  • Bake at 200°C for 10-15 minutes. 
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  • Carve the chicken in a dish.
  • Leave the accompaniment in the casserole cook over high heat.
  • Add two glasses of white wine.
  • Reduce to obtain juice.
  • Cut the chicken into several pieces.
  • Place the pieces in the dish.
  • Add vegetables and juice.
  • Finally, all that's left to do is enjoy!

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