broccoli chicken supreme

★★★★★ 1
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By Stephanie Leamer
from Commodore, PA

Very comforting casserole. I've been told you could also try the sauce with other meats, but I've only ever made it with the chicken.

★★★★★ 1
serves 12
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For broccoli chicken supreme

  • 6 c
    fresh broccoli florets
  • 3 cups
    sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 6 c
    cubed cooked chicken
  • 3 can
    sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • SAUCE:
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, cubed
  • 1/2 c
    plus 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    seasoned salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 3 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 6
    egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 3/4 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 c
    almonds, slivered

How To Make broccoli chicken supreme

  • 1
    Place the broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil, cover and steam for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute the mushrooms in the butter until tender.
  • 2
    In a greased 13x9x2 in. baking dish, layer 4 cups chicken, two-thirds of the mushrooms, two cans of water chestnuts and 4 cups broccoli. In a greased 8 in. square baking dish. layer the remaining chicken, mushrooms, water chestnuts and broccoli.
  • 3
    In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in flour, seasoned salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add the broth and whipping cream. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat.
  • 4
    Stir in a small amount of the hot mixture to egg yolks. Return all to pan, cook and stir until mixture reaches 160 degrees and coats the back of a metal spoon. Remove from heat, stir in lemon juice and nutmeg.
  • 5
    Pour 3 cups of sauce over the large casserole and remaining sauce over the small casserole; sprinkle with almonds. Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly and heated through.

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