Chicken N' Broccoli in Mushroom Sauce

Total Time
55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

This chicken casserole is great...chicken smothered in a creamy mushroom sauce on top of broccoli with a buttery bread crumb topping, and a great way to use any leftover chicken that you might have from yesterdays supper, great with leftover turkey too...delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 375 degrees.
  2. grease a 9-inch square pan.
  3. Steam the broccoli spears until tender-crisp, then plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process.
  4. Drain, and blot dry on paper towels.
  5. Arrange on bottom of baking pan.
  6. Evenly place chicken over the broccoli; set aside.
  7. FOR SAUCE: heat butter in a skillet over medium heat, swirl to coat bottom of skillet.
  8. cook the mushrooms, until they have released their juices (about 7-9 minutes); increase heat to high, cook, uncovered for another 1-2 minutes more, and let liquid evaporate; set aside don't drain the butter, leave in skillet.
  9. In a the same skillet, pour in the broth and evaporated milk; whisk in the flour until thick (about 3 minutes), add in the cooked mushrooms back in, with the Parmesan cheese and green onions, black pepper and a Pinch of nutmeg (if using); stir to combine well.
  10. Pour the cooked sauce over the chicken and broccoli in the baking dish.
  11. Mix all topping ingredients together; sprinkle over casserole.
  12. Bake in oven for 30-35 minutes, or until hot and bubbly.

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