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Chicken Divan Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lorraine (Horstman) & Tom Urbano
Added: Thursday, February 15, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 C. Butter 1 C. grated Parmesan Cheese
1/4 C. Flour 1/2 C. Half & Half or Cream
1 1/2 C. Chicken broth 1 1/2 lbs. fresh Broccoli Florets
2 T. Sherry 1 lrg. Red Pepper, 1/4" thick sliced strips
1/8 tsp. Nutmeg 2 1/2 C. cooked Chicken or Turkey torn in
bite size pieces (I use left over Roast Chicken
or the rotisserie kind from the supermarket)

Directions:
Directions:
Put chicken pieces in 9"X 9" casserole dish. Steam broccoli & red pepper strips until just about tender. Keep them both still crisp and bright in color. Lay them on top of chicken. Melt butter over med. heat, blend in flour and cook over low heat stirring constantly until smooth and bubbly. Add chicken broth while slowly stirring and boil one minute while stirring constantly. Add grated cheese, stir until smooth. Add cream, sherry and nutmeg and stir until blended. Pour over chicken and broccoli. Bake at 400 for approximately 10-15 minutes until thoroughly heated. Serve over wide noodles or mashed potatoes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4-6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes/10 minutes cook
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a favorite of my husband's and mine and a great way to
use leftover chicken or turkey. Don't use cooking sherry it
tastes terrible. Use the real stuff.

 

 

 

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