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Chicken Divan Recipe

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Martha Dearborn Bamford
Added: Monday, June 18, 2007


1 pound broccoli florets
2 cups chicken broth
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup cold water
1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt
1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
2 cups brown rice, cooked
1 - 1 1/2 cups chicken, cooked and cubed
1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Preheat oven to broil.

Steam broccoli until crisp-tender.

Heat chicken broth. Mix cornstarch and water and add to broth, stirring until broth is thickened and clear. Remove from heat and fold in yogurt. Add soy sauce, oregano, salt, pepper and basil.

Place brown rice on bottom of a casserole dish and top with steamed broccoli. Pour half the sauce over the top; layer cubed chicken on top. Add 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese to remaining sauce and pour over the chicken. Sprinkling with remaining cheese and place under broiler until lightly browned.

Serve immediately.

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Makes 4 servings




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