Chicken Divan Recipe

This 1950s classic was invented at and named for the by-gone Divan Parisien Restaurant in the New York Chatham Hotel.

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Ingredients for Chicken Divan Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1/2 cup All purpose flour
  • 2 cup Milk
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoon dry sherry
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, flaked or finely grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream, whipped
  • 2 packages frozen broccoli spears
  • 3 cup chopped cooked chicken
  • As required cooking oil spray
  • 0.33 cup additional flaked or shredded Parmesan cheese for topping

Directions: Chicken Divan Recipe

step 1

  • STEP 1.Slice chicken breast meat into bite size pieces. Season with salt and pepper.

step 2

  • STEP 2.Dust with 2 tablespoons of flour and set aside.

step 3

  • STEP 3.Over medium high heat in a large skillet add 1 tablespoon of olive oil and brown the broccoli slightly, cooking for 3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup chicken broth and cover. Cook for 2 minutes.

step 4

  • STEP 4.Remove from the pan and set aside.

step 5

  • STEP 5.Add the other tablespoon of oil to the skillet and brown the chicken pieces over medium high heat.

step 6

  • STEP 6.Cook for 5 minutes.

step 7

  • STEP 7.Place chicken in a 13x9" baking dish seasoned with cooking spray. Sprinkle broccoli on top of chicken.

step 8

  • STEP 8.In the same skillet add the butter and over medium heat sauté the shallot for a minute.

step 9

  • STEP 9.Sprinkle the remaining 2 tablespoons of flour in the pan and stir to cook.

step 10

  • STEP 10.Add the worcestershire sauce, sherry, chicken stock and half and half. Stir and reduce for several minutes until thickened.

step 11

  • STEP 11.Stir in parmesan cheese and pour over chicken and broccoli.

step 12

  • STEP 12.Sprinkle panko breadcrumbs and more cheese (optional) if you like on top.

step 13

  • STEP 13.Broil for 3-5 minutes until the top is golden brown and bubbly.

step 14

  • STEP 14.Serve with grated lemon zest over top (optional).

step 15

    Nutrition
    value
    2404
    calories per serving
    149 g Fat166 g Protein99 g Carbs21 g FiberOther

    Current Totals

    • Fat
      149g
    • Protein
      166g
    • Carbs
      99g
    • Fiber
      21g

    MacroNutrients

    • Carbs
      99g
    • Protein
      166g
    • Fiber
      21g

    Fats

    • Fat
      149g

    Vitamins & Minerals

    • Calcium
      1785mg
    • Iron
      13mg
    • Vitamin A
      624mcg
    • Vitamin B1
      1mg
    • Vitamin B2
      1mg
    • Vitamin B3
      27mg
    • Vitamin B6
      2mg
    • Vitamin B9
      286mcg
    • Vitamin B12
      < 1mcg
    • Vitamin C
      159mg
    • Vitamin E
      9mg
    • Copper
      2mcg
    • Magnesium
      326mg
    • Manganese
      < 1mg
    • Phosphorus
      2420mg
    • Selenium
      184mcg
    • Zinc
      13mg
    Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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    Recipe By Slurrp