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Chicken Divan Recipe


Talk about comfort food!


  • 2 - 10 oz. pkgs. frozen broccoli spears
  • 1/4 c. butter or margarine
  • 1/3 c. all purpose flour
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1 c. light cream or milk
  • 1 c. chicken broth
  • 1/4 c. dry white wine
  • 1/3 c. shredded Swiss cheese
  • 10 oz. chicken, cooked and sliced
  • 1/4 c. grated Parmesan cheese
  • Pinch of paprika


Cook broccoli according to package directions, drain. Arrange crosswise in a 12x8x2 inch backing dish. Arrange sliced, cooked chicken on top of the broccoli and set aside. To make the sauce, melt butter in a saucepan. Remove from heat, then add flour, nutmeg, salt and pepper to make a roux. Slowly add cream or milk and broth, stirring after each addition to keep mixture smooth. Place back on heat and cook, stirring until bubbly; continue cooking and stirring for 1-2 minutes more. Stir in wine. Add swiss cheese, stir until melted. Pour sauce over all. Sprinkle parmesan and paprika on top. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes or until heated through. Broil for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.

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