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Chicken Divan

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Chicken breasts; boned and
  • -skin removed
  • 1/4 lb Asparagus
  • 1/4 lb Grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tb Butter
  • 2 tb Flour
  • 1 c Chicken broth
  • 2 tb Dry Sherry or Madeira wines
  • 2 Egg yolks
  • Salt; pepper and nutmeg, to
  • -taste
  • Flour; to coat
  • 2 tb Butter; to cook chicken


1. Peel and cook the asparagus in salted water.

2. Divide ea breast in 2 so as to have 4 half breasts. Wash them with lemon
juice and season with salt and pepper. Let stand 1 hour.

3. Coat breasts with flour and saute them quickly in butter until golden
brown. Drain in paper towels.

4. Oil a baking dish and place chicken side by side.

5. Melt the butter in a saucepan and stir in flour 2 minutes. Add broth,
nutmeg, salt and pepper and stir until sauce thickens.

6. Stir in parmesan and wine. Cook 1 minute.

7. Stir in yolks off the heat.

8. Pour this sauce over chicken and bake until very hot.

9. Serve with white rice.

NOTES : You may add 1/4 cup cheddar to the sauce. you may use mushrooms
instead of asparagus. you may add 1/4 cup cream or half and half to the
sauce you may add mascarpone to the sauce.

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