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Chicken-Broccoli Bake

Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen broccoli spears
  • 4 chicken breast halves, cooked, skinned, and boned
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Dash of curry powder
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup crushed buttery round crackers

How to Make It

  1. Cook broccoli according to package directions; drain well. Place chicken in a 10- x 6- x 2- inch baking dish; arrange broccoli over chicken. Set aside.

  2. Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add chicken broth and whipping cream; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat. Stir in mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and curry powder. Pour sauce over broccoli. Sprinkle with cheese; cover with cracker crumbs.

  3. Cover and bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until bubbly. Serve hot.

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