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Chicken Divan

Chicken Divan

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep time: 30 Minutes
  • Cook time: 20 Minutes


  • 1 bunch(es) broccoli trimmed to 4 in. spears
  • 1/2 stick(s) butter
  • 5 tablespoon(s) flour
  • 2 cup(s) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup(s) well chilled heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoon(s) sherry (optional)_
  • 1 tablespoon(s) lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 cup(s) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts (1 1/2 lb) cooked and sliced


1. In a large pan of boiling salted water, cook broccoli for 6 to 8 min. or until tender. Drain and set aside.

2. In a heavy saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Add flour and cook, stirring for 3 min. Add broth and bring mixture to a boil. Cook on low, stirring for 10 min or until thick.

3. In a mixing bowl, beat cream with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Add t flour mixture along with optional sherry and lemon juice to taste. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Arrange broccoli on a fame proof platter. Top with half the sauce. Stir 1/4 cup Parmesan into other half of sauce. Arrange chicken on broccoli, pour remaining sauce over top, and sprinkle mixture with remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan.

5. Broil, about 6 inches from heat, for 1 min. or until sauce is golden and bubbling.

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