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Chicken Divan Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mike Busam

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
¼ cup plus 1 tablespoon butter, divided
¼ cup all-purpose flour
1-½ cups half-and-half cream
½ cup cooking sherry or water
2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
2 packages (10 ounces each) frozen cut or chopped broccoli, thawed
1 cup cooked rice
3 to 4 cups cubed cooked chicken
2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
1 cup soft bread crumbs

Directions:
Directions:
- In a small saucepan, melt 1/4 cup butter. Add flour, stirring until blended. Stir in the cream and cooking sherry or water; cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir 2 more minutes. Blend in soup until smooth; remove from the heat and set aside.
- Place broccoli in an ungreased 13x9-in. baking dish. Cover with rice and then half of the sauce. Top with chicken. Stir shredded cheese into remaining sauce; pour over the chicken.
- Melt the remaining butter and toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over the casserole. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 35-45 minutes or until heated through.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
From Mike Busam:
My mom has made this a family favorite.
I recommend a little Frank’s Red Hot Sauce for those who like a little spice.

 

 

 

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