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Lazy Chicken Divan

Posted: March 4

Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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Lazy Chicken Divan changes the casserole game in the most delicious way possible! In just 35 minutes, you get the classic chicken and broccoli combination without the fuss or frenzy in making it. Instead, this juicy chicken, creamy and tangy sauce, and garden-fresh broccoli basically make itself with only 5 minutes of prep time. Lazy Chicken Divan is for nights when you just want to rest but still want a hearty and wonderful meal.


4 cups chicken, cooked and diced
1 (24-ounce) package frozen broccoli florets, thawed
2 (10.5-ounce) cans condensed cream of chicken soup
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated and divided
1/2 cup breadcrumbs
1 tablespoon butter, melted


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with nonstick spray.

Step 3

Place the chicken and broccoli in the prepared baking dish.

Step 4

In a medium bowl, stir together the soup, mayonnaise, wine, and lemon juice.

Step 5

Pour the soup mixture over the chicken and broccoli.

Step 6

Evenly sprinkle 1/2 of the cheese over the top of the chicken and broccoli.

Step 7

Stir the breadcrumbs and melted butter together.

Step 8

Spread the breadcrumbs over the chicken and broccoli.

Step 9

Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the breadcrumbs.

Step 10

Bake until the divan is bubbly and the cheese has melted, for about 25-30 minutes.

Step 11

Serve hot!

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