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Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan

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Servings 4


  • 3 large chicken breasts cooked and cubed
  • 1 head broccoli cut into florets
  • 8 oz mushrooms sliced
  • 2 T unsalted butter
  • fresh bread crumbs
  • freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Divan Sauce

  • 3 T unsalted butter
  • 3 T all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 c milk
  • ¾ c light mayonnaise
  • 2 t Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ t nutmeg
  • 4 T sherry
  • ¾ c heavy cream
  • 1 can cream of celery soup


  • Blanche the broccoli: add to boiling water for 1 minute, then move to an ice water bath to cool quickly. Drain and set aside.
  • In a frying pan over high heat, brown the mushrooms in the 2 T butter until browned. Set aside. ...For more detailed instruction on how to brown mushrooms, see my article here.
  • In a saucepan, make a white sauce: Melt the butter, add the flour, and cook the flour 2 minutes. Whisk in the milk and heat, stirring, until thickened. Add the soup, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, and nutmeg. Mix well. Add sherry. Stir in the cream.
  • Place broccoli in a 13×9 baking dish, top with the chicken and mushrooms. Cover with the sauce. Dust the top with plain bread crumbs and fresh, grated Parmesan cheese. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

Calorie count is purely an estimate calculated using an online application to serve as a guide and not to be taken as accurate nutritional information. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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