Liberace's Chicken Divan Casserole

8
Servings
60m
Prep Time
60m
Cook Time
2h
Ready In


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Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (263.4 g)
  • Calories 291.3
  • Total Fat - 17.6 g
  • Saturated Fat - 10.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 96.7 mg
  • Sodium - 474.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 9.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.7 g
  • Sugars - 3.8 g
  • Protein - 24.6 g
  • Calcium - 181.1 mg
  • Iron - 3.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 7.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Poach the chicken breasts in milk

Step 2

Seasoning to taste.

Step 3

When cool, slice the cooked chicken breasts into 1/4″ slices.

Step 4

Peel the bottoms of the asparagus stalks.

Step 5

Barely cover with water in a wide shallow pan and bring to a low boil.

Step 6

Cook asparagus for five minutes

Step 7

Immediately drain and plunge into a large bowl of ice water to arrest the cooking and preserve the vibrant color.

Step 8

When completely cooled, drain well.

Step 9

Arrange the asparagus in the bottom of a Pam sprayed casserole.

Step 10

Fan out the chicken slices on top.

Step 11

Lightly season

Step 12

In a saucepan

Step 13

Melt the butter, stir in the flour and cook, whisking, for 1 minute.

Step 14

Into this thick base whisk in the half and half, mixing it completely smooth as you bring the sauce to a gentle simmer.

Step 15

Add the sherry, lemon juice and seasoning to taste. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring all the while.

Step 16

Off the heat

Step 17

Stir in 1/4 cup of the Parmesan cheese until the cheese is melted into the sauce.

Step 18

Cover the chicken breast slices with the hot sauce, using a spatula to cover evenly.

Step 19

Sprinkle on the remaining 1/4 cup cheese.

Step 20

Place the dish into a pre-heated 350º oven and bake for 20 minutes,

Step 21

Until heated through.

Step 22

Finish by turning the oven to broil and browning the top until lightly brown and bubbly.

Tips & Variations


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