Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin"


Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin"
We could almost say a "Parmentier" of potimarron: a layer of left over cooked chicken, covered with potimarron purée and cheese, put to brown in the oven.
217,275 24.3/5 for 12 ratings
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
54 min.41 min.1 hour 35 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 45 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #1
Prepare 300 g Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) purée (this can be done several days beforehand, in which case reheat it before adding what follows). Add 100 ml cream, 1 knob butter and 100 g grated cheese, pepper, and mix well.

Check seasoning.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #2
Peel and chop 1 shallot.

Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a pan on medium heat.

When hot, add shallot, and cook for one minute.

Stage 3 - 20 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #3
Add 300 g cooked chicken, turn heat down to low, cover and allow to cook gently, stirring occasionally.

After 10 or 20 minutes, you will notice that chicken will completely shred (see picture on right).

Remove from heat as soon as this happens, and set aside covered.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #4
Preheat oven to 392°F (200°C).

Mix the chicken with freshly chopped parsley and spread in a large dish (or individual ones like in the photo).

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #5
Cover this chicken layer with a layer of pumpkin purée.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #6
Finish with some grated cheese.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #7
Put in the oven for about 20 minutes.

Stage 8
Potimarron (chestnut pumpkin) "au gratin" : Photo of step #8
Remove as soon as top is nicely browned.

Remarks

You can replace left over chicken with any other meat you have: pork, beef or whatever.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,573 Kcal or 6,586 Kj85 gr15 gr129 gr
79 %33 %1 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
179 Kcal or 749 Kj10 gr2 gr15 gr
9 %4 %<1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
393 Kcal or 1,645 Kj21 gr4 gr32 gr
20 %8 %<1 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Potimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) puréePotimarron (Japanese chestnut pumpkin) purée: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example:
Cooked chickenCooked chicken: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Beans with tomatoes, Lemony chicken and radish salad, Chicken and Avocado Salad, Surprise bread, Crispy rolls with chicken and leek, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: "BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits, Mackerel rillettes, Gratin Dauphinois, Tartiflette, Curried prawn risotto, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spinach on toast with bechamel, Spinach Mornay, Avengers' potatoes, Stuffed mushrooms au gratin, Quiche Lorraine, ... All

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