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Chicken in Bechamel Sauce

A simple sauce with cheese and chicken.



  1. Melt the butter on low to medium heat.
  2. When the butter is completely melted, add the flour and make sure there are no lumps.
  3. Add the milk and let it come to a boil at low heat. Stir often.
  4. Chop the chicken to small bite size pieces.
  5. Add the mozzarella and let it melt, keep on a low heat until the cheese is no longer "stringy".
  6. Add the chopped chicken and the parmesan cheese, and stir it in.
  7. Serve with pasta and a salad.
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Chicken and Poultry Products
Butter and Cream
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Nutrition summary:

There are 262 calories in 1 serving of Chicken in Bechamel Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 48% fat, 11% carbs, 41% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 124
Calories 262
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 13.78g 21%
  Saturated Fat 8.473g 42%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.61g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 3.748g  
Cholesterol 79mg 26%
Sodium 337mg 14%
Potassium 311mg  
Total Carbohydrate 7.15g 2%
  Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
  Sugars 4.67g  
Protein 26.5g  
Vitamin A 64% Vitamin C 7%
Calcium 253% Iron 19%
* 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*
(262 calories)
13% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (11%)
Fat (48%)
Protein (41%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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