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Chicken and Broccoli in Mushroom Sauce

Nice casserole to make ahead of time and warm up for dinner.



  1. Spray 9" square baking pan with oil spray.
  2. Steam broccoli spears until tender crisp. Plunge into ice water to stop cooking. Blot dry and arrange in baking pan.
  3. Spread chicken over broccoli in baking pan.
  4. Heat margarine in non-stick skillet over medium heat. Cook mushrooms covered for 7-9 minutes. Increase heat, uncover and cook for 1-2 minutes to evaporate liquid.
  5. Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C).
  6. Pour broth and milk in to medium sauce pan. Wisk in flour. Bring to boil over medium-high heat. Cook until thickened, 3-4 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  7. Combine green onion, parmesan, nutmeg and mushrooms. Pour over chicken in baking pan.
  8. Combine bread crumbs, parsley and lemon peel. Spread over casserole. Bake in oven for 25 minutes.
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Tastes better than it looks
05 Feb 11 by member: TxQball
You need to cook the chicken first or use leftover cooked chicken. Next time I make this I plan on using Costco rotisserie chicken. I would also make sure the broccoli is fully cooked. I changed the lemon peel to the zest of 1 lime....this gives the dish a Thai lemongrass flavor. Otherwise...this is a FABULOUS recipe and will be a staple for me.
21 Nov 11 by member: Mik335
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03 Dec 11 by member: mama mel


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Nutrition summary:

There are 149 calories in 1 serving of Chicken and Broccoli in Mushroom Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 14% fat, 40% carbs, 46% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 22
Calories 149
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 2.4g 4%
  Saturated Fat 0.783g 4%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.558g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.6g  
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 415mg 17%
Potassium 493mg  
Total Carbohydrate 14.88g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
  Sugars 4.34g  
Protein 17.34g  
Vitamin A 67% Vitamin C 467%
Calcium 81% Iron 51%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(149 calories)
7% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (40%)
Fat (14%)
Protein (46%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories