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is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents
may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for
allergens and nutrition facts.
If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or
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A note about serious food allergies
Still want the great flavors and delicious dinners you've come to expect from Home Chef, but a fraction of the time and barely any work? These oven-ready offerings were made with you in mind. Just follow the assembly instructions, pop it in the oven, and voila! It's like you slaved over a hot stove for hours (we'll keep your secret.)
Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a
substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient
sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you
informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient
labels in your meal bag.
You Will Need
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
Seafood 145° F |
Chicken 165° F |
Ground Beef 160° F |
Ground Turkey 165° F |
Ground Pork 160° F
Customize It Instructions
If using whole chicken breasts, pat dry and cut into 1" dice. Follow same instructions as diced chicken.
If using Italian sausage, remove from casing and crumble into small pieces. Follow same instructions as diced chicken, baking until sausage reaches minimum internal temperature, 30-32 minutes.
If using steak strips, separate into a single layer and pat dry. Follow same instructions as diced chicken, baking uncovered until steaks strips reach minimum internal temperature, 30-32 minutes.
Bake the Chicken and Vegetables
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry.
Stem thyme, reserving leaves. Pat diced chicken dry.
Combine mirepoix blend, diced chicken, ¾ cup water, chicken broth, flour, half the thyme leaves (use more, if desired), and a pinch of pepper in provided tray. Top with cream cheese. Cream cheese will melt as meal bakes.
Bake uncovered in hot oven, 15 minutes.
Make the Cornbread Topping
While tray bakes, in a mixing bowl, combine corn muffin mix and ¼ cup water until a batter slightly thicker than pancake batter forms. If too thick, add water, 1 tsp. at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Stir in cheddar cheese.
Carefully remove tray from oven and stir. Top chicken and vegetables evenly with batter. Don't worry if there is not enough batter to completely cover tray.
Bake the Dish
Bake uncovered again until cornbread is golden brown and chicken reaches a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees, 30-32 minutes.
Loosely cover dish with foil if browning too quickly.
Carefully remove from oven. Bon appétit!
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