ELLEN'S CASHEW CHICKEN

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I found this online but tweaked it quite a bit. I didn't used to even like cashews. It wasn't until I first tried cashew chicken in a Chinese restaurant that I found I love them, almost as much as almonds! This is a do-ahead recipe, for those busy days.
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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
uncooked elbow macaroni
3 c
cubed chicken (i use two large cans chicken breast, drained)
1/2 c
cheez whiz
1 small
onion, chopped
1/2 c
chopped celery
1/2 c
chopped green pepper
1 can(s)
(8 oz.) sliced water chestnuts, drained
2 can(s)
(10 3/4 oz.) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1 1/3 c
milk
1 can(s)
(14 1/2 oz.) chicken broth
1/4 c
butter, melted
2/3 c
fine bread crumbs
3/4 - 1 c
cashew halves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a greased 13x9-in. baking dish, layer the first seven ingredients in the order listed. In a large bowl, combine the soup, milk and broth. Pour over water chestnuts.
2
Cover and refrigerate overnight.
3
Toss butter and bread crumbs; sprinkle over casserole. Top with cashews. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees, for 35-40 minutes or until macaroni is tender.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Healthy