Chicken vol-au-vent on grilled croissants
- Preparation 30 min
- Cooking 45 min
- Servings 4 to 6
- Freezing I do not suggest
Ingredients for the dry rub
- 525 g of chicken breasts by Exceldor, trimmed and boned
- 1 teaspoon dried parsley
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 teaspoon Provence herbs
- Olive oil
- Salt and pepper from the mill
Ingredients for the vegetables
- 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 1 leek, thinly sliced
- Olive oil
- 3 Nantes carrots cut in half lengthwise, sliced thinly
- 227 g white mushrooms, sliced
- 1 cup cooked edamame beans
Ingredients for the sauce
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup flour
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup milk
- 2 pinches nutmeg
- 375 g maple bacon cooked crispy, coarsely chopped
- 6 croissants cut in half, lightly grilled in the oven
- 170 g Le Fin Renard cheese grated
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- In a large bowl, add the spices, season with salt and pepper and mix. Pour the mixture over the chicken breasts and drizzle with olive oil. Mix well to coat the breasts.
- Place the breasts on a baking sheet and place in the oven. Bake for about 25 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink and the internal temperature reaches 165°F. Cut in dice and reserve.
- In a large skillet over medium heat, add the garlic and leek followed by a drizzle of olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly.
- Add the carrots and cook for 7 to 8 minutes to soften.
- Add mushrooms, edamame beans, a drizzle of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring. Keep warm.
- In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the flour and mix to form a roux. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring.
- Add chicken broth, milk, nutmeg and season with salt and pepper. Mix with a whisk to dilute the roux. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes to thicken the sauce.
- Add vegetables, chicken and bacon then mix. Remove from heat.
- Spread the croissants and smother with chicken sauce. Garnish with cheese and serve immediately!