Chicken and Broccoli Au Gratin

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Nov. 30, 2011

Ingredients

Butter/Margarine 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Onion 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped
Flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Curry powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon
Canned sliced mushrooms 4 Ounce (1 Can)
Evaporated milk 13 Fluid Ounce (1 Tall Can Pet)
Frozen broccoli spears 10 Ounce , cooked and drained (1 Package)
Whole chicken breasts 4 , halved

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Grease a 1 1/2 -quart casserole or baking dish with oil or butter.

2. Preheat the oven to 370 degree F.

3. Drain the mushrooms, reserving the liquid.

4. To the mushroom liquid, add water if necessary to make ½ of liquid. Keep aside.

MAKING

5. To make the sauce for the au gratin, in a saucepan, melt the butter over medium low flame.

6. Saute the onion in it till it is soft and translucent.

7. Stir in the flour and curry powder and seasonings. Saute for another 2 minutes till it cooks.

8. Gradually blend in the reserved mushroom liquid, stirring until you get a smooth sauce.

9. Stir in the evaporated milk and cook the sauce, on low heat, stirring constantly, until it is thick and bubbly, about 5 to 7 minutes.

10. Take the pan off the heat stir add the mushrooms to the sauce.

11. Spoon some of the sauce onto the base of the casserole, then arrange the half the broccoli spears on top.

12. Arrange the chicken breasts over the broccoli, top with remaining broccoli and pour the sauce evenly on top.

13. Place in the oven for 30 minutes until heated through.

FINALIZING

14. Just before serving, transfer the dish under the broiler and broil for 5 minutes until the top is lightly gratinated.

SERVING

15. Serve the Chicken and Broccoli Au Gratin with garlic bread.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 483Calories from Fat 185

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.3%

Saturated Fat 12 g60%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 726 mg30.25%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 49 g98%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet