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Authentic Chicken Divan

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  Chicken breasts 3 Pound (3 Packages Of 1 Pound Each)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Celery leaves 4
  Onion 1 Medium, quartered
  Fresh broccoli/2 packages 10 ounce each frozen broccoli 2 Pound
  Medium white sauce 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Made With Half Milk And Half Chicken Stock)
  Hollandaise sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sherry 3 Tablespoon
  Worcestershire 1 Teaspoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Pound (1 Cup)
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Simmer chicken in water with the 1 tablespoon salt, celery leaves, and onion until tender, about 25 minutes.
Let cool.
Remove skin and bones and slice the chicken meat.
Separate broccoli into flowerets, and cook in boiling salted water until tender, about 15 minutes.
Combine the white sauce, Hollandaise sauce, the 3/4 teaspoon salt, sherry, and Worcestershire.
Butter a large, shallow casserole (about 3-quart size), and arrange broccoli spears, spoke-fashion, around the edge; place the remainder in the center of the dish.
Sprinkle with half the grated cheese.
Arrange sliced chicken on top.
Whip cream and fold into combined sauces; spoon over chicken.
Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
Bake, uncovered, in a hot oven (400°) for 20 minutes (be careful not to overcook).
Then place about 5 inches under broiler and broil until lightly browned and bubbly.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Holiday, Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 455 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.7%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 136.6 mg45.5%

Sodium 1533.9 mg63.9%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.1%

Sugars 7.3 g

Protein 51 g101.9%

Vitamin A 20.4% Vitamin C 177.1%

Calcium 32.8% Iron 13.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Authentic Chicken Divan Recipe