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Chicken Divan

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This Chicken Divan recipe is a family favorite in our home.  It is super simple to make and it tastes delicious!!!  Loaded with juicy chicken and fresh broccoli, this recipe is one that everyone will love!

I love serving this delicious chicken recipe with a delicious Side Salad, a warm batch of Homemade Dinner Rolls or a healthy batch of Roasted Vegetables.

A plate full of chicken divan with a casserole dish full of this easy recipe in the background

Easy Chicken Divan Recipe

This recipe for chicken divan is one of my mother-in-law’s claim to fame! My husband used to ask her to make for his birthday every year when he was still living at home and he still requests it when we visit her home a few times a year. My kids now love it and squeal with delight when I tell them it happens to be on the menu. The creamy sauce with the moist chicken and soft broccoli is literally mouth-watering good.

Chicken Divan With Rice

My favorite way to serve this recipe is on a bed of rice.  Simply make a batch of your favorite rice recipe and lay a piece of chicken on top and smother it in the creamy divan sauce.

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Ingredients For Chicken Divan

I love this simple recipes because it takes only a few simple ingredients that you probably already have on hand to make a delicious dinner.  You’ll need the following:

  • Boneless and skinless chicken breasts
  • Frozen broccoli
  • Cream of chicken soup
  • Sour cream
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Mayo

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How To Make Chicken Divan

And here is the simple recipe, along with a video showing how to make this easy dinner.

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Chicken Divan Recipe

A Family Favorite Dish In Our Home, This Recipe For Chicken Divan Is Super Simple To Make And It Tastes Delicious!!!  This Easy Chicken And Broccoli Recipe Is One That Everyone Will Love!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 1 Casserole Dish
Calories 186 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 small bag frozen broccoli
  • 1 10.5 oz can cream of chicken soup
  • 2-3  boneless skinless chicken breasts- cut into cutlet-sized pieces
  • 1 cup of mayo
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 1-2 cups of grated cheddar cheese

OPTIONAL TOPPING:

  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine melted mixed with 1/2 c. crushed corn flakes

OPTIONAL SPICES

  • 1 Tbsp. of lemon juice & 1/4 tsp. curry

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Lay chicken on the bottom of a 13x9 casserole dish, then place broccoli all around the chicken.
  3. Next, in a separate bowl, mix together the soup, mayo and the sour cream. (Add optional spices above if you'd like)
  4. Pour the sauce on top of chicken and broccoli, and then sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Lastly, add the optional corn flake topping, if desired.
  6. Bake for 30-45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Chicken Divan Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 186
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Serve with rice pilaf and enjoy!!

chicken divan

Doesn’t this look delicious?

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