creme de galinha dish

Corn Cream With Pulled Chicken (Creme de Galinha)

This recipe has been passed on through generations in Brazil. The corn cream has a sweet, nutty taste that when combined with chicken makes it very tasty and flavorful.

The dish is done with pulled chicken breast mixed inside the corn cream and served like a lasagna however many Brazilians use the corn cream to garnish the chicken.. They pour the cream on the chicken breast accompanied with white rice on the side.

How To Make Creme De Galinha

1. Put 4 egg whites in a bowl and blend it with a hand beater until it gets fluffy.

beat egg whites

2. Take two cooked chicken breasts and make pulled chicken using two forks.. 

pulled chicken in a plate

3. Add 1 liter of milk in a saucepan then add the corn starch with 4 egg yolks.. Place on a medium heat stove top and slowly stir until it starts forming into a cream.. May take up to 5 minutes. You may have to add more corn starch to thicken the cream.

4. When the cream is ready add the pulled chicken and the corn and continue stirring. Taste if salt is needed. Now you can place the cream evenly in a glass baking pan.

cream of corn with pulled chicken in a baking pan

5. Then layer and spread the egg whites that were blended on top  of the cream.

layering the egg whites

6. Once the egg whites are spread evenly on the corn cream, top it with shredded mozzarella just like you would do with lasagna.

ready to bake

7. Finally bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 20 minutes until the top becomes golden brown.. Then let simmer outside the oven for 15 minutes. Ready To Serve! Enjoy.

Recipe Ingredients

Cookware Needed For This Recipe
Mixing Bowls
Glass Baking Pan
Hand Beater

Ingredients For This Recipe
1 Liter Of Milk
1 Can Of Corn
2 Pulled Chicken Breasts
4 Tablespoons Of Corn Starch (Maizena)
4 Egg Whites
4 Egg Yolks
Shredded Mozzarella

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