Chicken Divan

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

45 minutes

Serves:

1

Level:

Beginner

About the Recipe

Chicken Divan has long been a staple in my house - it's always been my youngest daughter's choice for her birthday dinner! The recipe I've used all these years involves canned soup for the cream sauce, so I love this "upscale" version. And it just goes to show that simple comfort food can make a beautiful dinner.

Ingredients

2/3 cup Cream Sauce

1 T or more chicken broth

1 T dry sherry

1/2 cup broccoli

salt & pepper

3 T freshly grated Parmesan cheese

3 slices cooked chicken breast

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.


Warm the cream sauce slowly, beat it thoroughly, and thin it with the broth and sherry until it is the consistency of medium-thick soup.


Steam the broccoli for 4 minutes until tender.

Spread the broccoli on the bottom of a single-serving shallow oven-safe dish. Salt and pepper lightly, drizzle about 2 tablespoons of the cream sauce over it and sprinkle on 1 tablespoon of the Parmesan. Lay bite-sized chicken pieces in a layer. Salt and pepper lightly again and spread the remaining sauce over the top. Sprinkle on the rest of the cheese and bake for 25 minutes. Run under the broiler to brown on the top.


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