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Crustless Chicken 2 Cheese Quiche

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Get ready to tantalize your taste buds! Dive into the creamy, cheesy goodness of our Crustless Chicken 2 Cheese Quiche. It’s a flavor explosion that will leave you craving more.

This will be more than enough for at least 6 servings, depending on size.  You can easily only use half of the below and still have enough for say 3 good portions.

Crustless Chicken 2 Cheese Quiche. the perfect blend of tantalizing flavors
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Treat yourself to the delight of our Quiche Extravaganza, a yummy Crustless Chicken 2 Cheese Quiche experience that’s sure to tickle your taste buds. A delicious blend of tender chicken and creamy cheese baked to perfection.  Perfect for a quick lunch or a satisfying dinner.

  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Resting Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings depending on size 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Easy

Ingredients

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  • 1 Rotisserie Chicken
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • 150 ml Milk
  • 350 ml Cream
  • 5 large Eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp Dried Mustard powder
  • 320 g grated Cheddar cheese.
  • 200 g cubed Feta cheese
  • A pinch of Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Italian spice seasoning
  • A Large Handful of Fresh Chopped Parsley

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 190°C./ 375°F.
  2. Mix flour with approximately 50ml of milk together, to form a paste.
  3. Add the mustard, eggs, salt, pepper, Italian seasoning, chopped parsley, and the rest of the milk and cream. Mix through.
  4. Add the shredded deboned chicken, cheddar cheese as well as cubed feta cheese and mix gently.
  5. Pour into a large pre-greased oven dish.
  6. Decorate with some extra chopped parsley.
  7. Bake for 45 – 55 minutes or when tested with a paring knife it’s cooked through.
  8. Stick the knife into the center of the quiche for testing.  Make sure the knife comes out clean, but if there is raw egg on the knife continue to cook until ready.
  9. Don’t confuse the melted cheese for raw egg when testing!
  10. Grill the dish for the last 5-10 minutes, to get a nice color and golden baked top.
  11. Let it rest for at least 15 minutes before serving.
  12. Serve hot with peas or cold with a green salad or however you like it.
  13. I promise you, it tastes good or even better, should you have leftovers the next day.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 bowl
  • Calories: 682
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 920.8 mg
  • Fat: 47.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.9 g
  • Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 53.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 358.9 mg

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Crustless Chicken 2 Cheese Quiche. A cheese lover’s paradise

Some more information on Crustless Chicken 2 Cheese Quiche

The concept of a crustless chicken and cheese quiche is a variation of the traditional quiche, a dish that originated in France. A quiche typically consists of a pastry crust filled with a savory custard mixture that includes eggs, cream or milk, cheese, and various other ingredients such as vegetables, meats, or seafood.

Here’s a general overview of the components:

Quiche Origin:

The term “quiche” itself comes from the German word “kuchen,” meaning cake. Quiche Lorraine, the most well-known version, originated in the Lorraine region of France. It traditionally contained bacon or lardons in a custard filling.

Crustless Variation:

The crustless version of quiche is often preferred by those looking to reduce their carbohydrate intake or avoid gluten. By eliminating the crust, the dish becomes lighter and quicker to prepare.

Chicken and Cheese:

The addition of chicken and cheese to a crustless quiche introduces protein and a rich, savory flavor. Chicken can be cooked and shredded or diced before being added to the egg and cheese mixture.

Cheese Choices:

The “2 Cheese” component in your description could refer to using two different types of cheese for added flavor complexity. Common cheeses used in quiches include Swiss, cheddar, Gruyère, or Parmesan.

Preparation:

To make a crustless chicken and cheese quiche, you would typically mix beaten eggs with cream or milk, and add cooked chicken, cheese, and any desired seasonings. This mixture is then poured into a baking dish and baked until the custard is set.

Adaptations and Variations:

Home cooks often adapt quiche recipes to suit their preferences. This might involve experimenting with different cheeses, adding herbs or vegetables, or incorporating various proteins like chicken.

While the specific dish “Crustless Chicken 2 Cheese Quiche” might not have a documented historical origin, it is part of a broader culinary tradition of quiches. This type of dish has evolved and diversified over the years, reflecting changes in dietary preferences and regional adaptations. The crustless version has gained popularity in health-conscious and gluten-free communities.

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10 thoughts on “Crustless Chicken 2 Cheese Quiche”

    • Thanks for dropping in Angie. We tend to make use of whatever we have in the fridge and make our meals. Many times we just add, add and add and hope for the best. This one turned out perfect to our liking. Enjoy.

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    • I mostly do crustless due to GF reasons, and I add whatever I have available in the kitchen and use what I have and this is how this one came about. Hope you will try and enjoy it Joanne.

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