Chicken Tetrazini

Chicken Tetrazini Recipe

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Carol Thompson


Mom always made this for special occasions. It brings back a alot of good memories. It makes alot, and freezes well.


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1 Hr
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1 large
stewing hen (5-6 lbs)
1 bunch
green peppers
1 lb
1 qt
2 jar(s)
old english cheese
1 lb
1/2 c
salt to taste

How to Make Chicken Tetrazini


  • 1Boil chicken in salted water until tender.Remove set aside to cool.
  • 2In broth from chicken cook diced celery & green peppers.
  • 3When tender add maccaroni & cook until tender (may need to add water)
  • 4If chicken is fat skim off fat & save it to use in cheese sauce.
  • 5Pick chicken from the bone. Cut into bite sized pieces.
  • 6Make cheese sauce using fat or margarine, equal to one stick.
  • 7Melt fat, add flour and milk. When slightly thickened add cheeses. Cook until smooth & thick.
  • 8Put in layers of maccaroni, chicken and cheese sauce on top.
  • 9Bake @ 375 until bubbly. Can be frozen, and cooked later.

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About Chicken Tetrazini

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Italian

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