[Farmhouse Recipe] Our Family's Easy Gratin

[Farmhouse Recipe]  Our Family's Easy Gratin

You can make the white sauce very easily. Sauté the ingredients, add the flour roughly and add some milk. It won't form lumps.

Ingredients: 4 servings

50 g
Chicken thigh meat
100 g
50 g
Corn (canned)
30 g
400 ml
Plain flour
3 tablespoons
Margarine (or butter)
3 tablespoons
Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon
Shredded pizza cheese
as needed
Soup stock cube
Salt and pepper
a small amount


1. Cut the onion into thin slices and chicken and shrimp into bite-sized pieces. Cook the macaroni as directed on the package.
2. Melt margarine in a skillet, sauté the onion and chicken for about 3 minutes. Add the corn and shrimp, continue sautéing for 2 more minutes, then turn off the heat.
3. Add the flour in the Step 2 skillet, stir until incorporated for about 30 seconds.
4. Add the milk into the Step 3 skillet and mix it evenly.
5. Turn on the heat again and cook over medium heat. Stir with a wooden spoon for about 5-7 minutes until thick.
6. Add the finely chopped soup stock cube and the parmesan cheese. Adjust the taste with salt and pepper, and the white sauce is done.
7. Mix half of the sauce from Step 6 and the cooked macaroni, and put it in the casserole or gratin dish.
8. Pour the remaining white sauce onto the macaroni, top it with the shredded pizza cheese, and bake in the 250℃ oven until browned about 15 minutes and it is done.
9. It is very creamy and delicious.

Story Behind this Recipe

I've been making gratin this way for ages.