Chicken DivanFrom DetroitTokyo 4 years ago
- 4-5 cups broccoli florets shopping list
- 3 cups cooked & shredded chicken (about 1lb)* shopping list
- 2 cups leeks, diced - white and light green parts well cleaned (about 1 leek) shopping list
- 2 garlic cloves, minced shopping list
- 1 tbsp olive oil shopping list
- 1 tbsp butter shopping list
- salt to taste (I used 1/2 tsp) shopping list
- 2 tbsp flour shopping list
- 2 cups chicken stock shopping list
- 2 tbsp dry white wine/sherry/apple juice or cider shopping list
- 1 tsp dried thyme shopping list
- black pepper to taste (I used 1/2 tsp) shopping list
- 1 cup milk shopping list
- 1/4 cup sour cream shopping list
- 2 tsp Dijon mustard shopping list
- 3/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated shopping list
- 3/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (I used New Zealand White Cheddar) shopping list
- 1/2 cup cracker crumbs (I used Trader Joe's Golden Rounds) shopping list
- *Note: I cooked boneless skinless breasts in the crock pot the day before. I seasoned the breasts with Old Bay Seasoning and poured chicken stock over them until they were just submerged. Cooked on high for 4 hours. Removed and shredded & reserved for following day. shopping list
How to make it
- Preheat oven to 350F. Prepare 13x9 casserole baking dish with cooking spray.
- Steam broccoli until just tender or blanch. Set aside.
- In a medium stock pot, heat olive oil and butter over medium heat. Add leeks and salt and cook until softened, stirring occasionally, for about 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook an additional 1-2 minutes, stirring. Add flour and stir to coat. Add chicken stock, milk, wine (or whatever you chose from options), thyme, and pepper. Cook, stirring, until thickened a bit. Remove from heat, stir in sour cream, 1/4 cup Parmesan, 1/2 cup cheddar, and mustard. Stir to incorporate.
- Arrange broccoli in casserole dish. Pour 1/2 of sauce over it. Add chicken and top with remaining sauce. Top with remaining cheeses and cracker crumbs. Bake for 20-25 minutes. Brown for 1 minute under broiler if desired.
- Serve alongside rice or noodles (egg noodles preferred) if desired. You may also add a layer of cooked rice or noodles before the broccoli and bake it right into the casserole if you'd like.
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