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Chicken Divan

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  Skinned boned cooked sliced chicken breasts/Slices of roast chicken 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Broccoli 1 Pound, trimmed and cut into individual spears
  1% milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chicken stock/Low sodium chicken broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Reduced fat sour cream 2 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Grated parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry/Chicken stock 2 Tablespoon
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon (Cayenne)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
  Plain dry bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Lightly grease a 2-quart au gratin or other shallow baking dish. Arrange the chicken slices in the dish.
2. Half-fill a large saucepan -with cold water and bring to a boil over high heat. Add the broccoli, return to a boil, and cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain, rinse with cold water, and dram again. Arrange in a single layer on top of the chicken.
3. In a medium-size saucepan, bring the milk and stock to a simmer over moderate heat. In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream, cornstarch, Parmesan cheese, sherry, mustard, salt, nutmeg, and ground red pepper. Whisk into the broth mixture and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring frequently. Pour the sauce over the chicken and broccoli. Sprinkle the Cheddar cheese and bread crumbs over the top.
4. Bake, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Preheat the broiler and broil 4 inches from the heat for 2 minutes or until golden. Serve with freshly baked Portland Popovers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 718 Calories from Fat 291

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 32 g50%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 108.4 mg36.1%

Sodium 1491.9 mg62.2%

Total Carbohydrates 63 g21%

Dietary Fiber 3.5 g13.9%

Sugars 9.3 g

Protein 44 g87.8%

Vitamin A 24.9% Vitamin C 169.1%

Calcium 42.3% Iron 17.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chicken Divan Recipe