ELLEN'S CASHEW CHICKEN

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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.
Photo by: hungry-girl.com/chew/show/2437

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
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

How to Make ELLEN'S CASHEW CHICKEN

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.

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About ELLEN'S CASHEW CHICKEN

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



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