Tip: If chicken divan is causing heartburn or acid reflux pain try to add less Worcestershire sauce. This will make sauce less acidic and reduce chances of heartburn. For more information and tips about heartburn you can visit this heartburn resource and read how to relieve the symptoms.


Chicken Divan

On this site you will find a collection of chicken divan recipes with photos and detailed instructions.

Chicken Divan is a chicken casserole. It was first created at the Divan Parisien restaurant in New York City. It is a casserole of sliced chicken breast, spears of broccoli, covered with sauce Mornay and baked until the top is golden brown.

A Mornay sauce is a Bechamel sauce with shredded or grated cheese added. Usually, it is half Gruyere and half Parmesan, though variations use different combinations of Gruyere, Emmental cheese, or white cheddar.

It is often served with seafood or vegetables.

Chicken Divan Ingredients

  • 4 large chicken breasts
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  • 4 bunches of fresh broccoli (4 packs of frozen broccoli)
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 3 tbsp. flour
  • 1 1/2 c. milk
  • 3/4 c. mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
  • 3/4 c. sour cream
  • 1 can cream of celery soup



  • Chicken Divan Preparation

    Boil chicken for 45-60 minutes or until it is cooked.

    At the same time boil broccoli for 30 minutes or until soft (if you don't like broccoli soft cook it until you like it)

    Make cream sauce from butter, flour and milk. Add celery soup and mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce and nutmeg. Mix well. Stir in sour cream.

    Place broccoli in baking dish, top with chicken. Cover with sauce. Sprinkle top with bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese. Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

    Serve hot.

    Enjoy!!!

    Tip: If chicken divan is causing heartburn or acid reflux pain try to add less Worcestershire sauce. This will make sauce less acidic and reduce chances of heartburn. For more information and tips about heartburn you can visit this heartburn resource and read how to relieve the symptoms.



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