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Delicious Chicken Divan, Lightened Up recipe.

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Chicken Divan, Lightened Up
Cook Time : | Serving : 6 servings


  • 1-1/2 lbs broccoli (3 large heads chopped)
  • 24 oz boneless skinless chicken breasts (or 18 oz cooked)
  • salt and fresh ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 2 tbsp shallots (minced (onions would work too))
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 1 cup fat free chicken broth
  • 1 cup fat free milk
  • 2 oz dry sherry (white wine would work)
  • 6 oz shredded reduced-fat swiss
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup seasoned whole wheat breadcrumbs
  • cooking spray

Cooking Method

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the broccoli and blanch 3 minutes. Rinse with cold water to stop the cooking.
  • Drain well and set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Grease a 9 x 13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Using a grill pan or Forman grill, saute chicken on medium-low heat on both sides until browned, and just about cooked through, about 5 minutes on each side.
  • Remove from heat and transfer chicken to a cutting board.
  • When cooled, slice chicken into bite sized pieces.
  • Heat a medium skillet on medium heat.
  • Add the butter and oil until melted and then add garlic and shallots.
  • Sprinkle the flour and whisk until smooth.
  • Stir in broth, milk and sherry and bring to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and stir in half of the swiss cheese.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Arrange the broccoli in a casserole dish and pour half of the sauce over the broccoli.
  • Arrange the chicken on top and cover with remaining sauce.
  • Sprinkle the remaining swiss cheese, grated parmesan and top with breadcrumbs.
  • Spray a little oil on top.
  • Bake 30 minutes, serve hot.

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