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Chicken Casserole Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Pace
Added: Thursday, March 23, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 lb. chicken
2 qts. water
1 medium onion
3 carrots
1 1/2 tsp salt

Dressing:
1 1/2 loaves of day-old bread or 1 qt. dry bread crumbs
1/2 c. butter melted in skillet
6 sprigs of parsley
2 Tbsp. diced onion

Sauce:
1 c. chicken fat
1 c. flour
1 c. milk
2 tsp. salt
4 c. chicken broth

Directions:
Directions:
Boil chicken in water with onion, carrots, and salt until meat falls off bones. Cool in liquid. Remove chicken and cut into bite sized pieces.

Dressing:
Melt butter and cook parsley, onion for 5 minutes in skillet add salt, pepper and poultry seasoning. Add a small amount of drained chicken broth from cooked chicken, just enough to moisten the bread crumbs. Set aside.

Sauce:
Cook chicken fat, flour, milk, broth, salt until thick.
Add eggs slowly and cook 5 minutes.

Grease casserole dish and layer as follows:
Layer 1 :dressing
Layer 2 : sauce
Layer 3:sprinkle bite size chicken pieces
Layer 4: sauce over chicken
Layer 5: chicken again
Layer 6: sauce again.
Layer 7:Top with crushed potato chips.
Cook 1/2 hour @ 375.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
10-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
40 minutes plus chicken cooking time.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I cook the chicken the day before and have the meat cut and the broth cold to do this casserole.

 

 

 

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