Large chicken divan

Chicken Divan

This family favorite Chicken Divan casserole recipe is the ultimate comfort food and children like it just as well as adults! Chicken Divan with curry powder is perfect for when you need to take a meal to someone.

Yield: 8

Featured Ingredients

Sweet Curry Powder is by far the most popular of our curries; it will give you a wide range of flavors without too much heat. This curry... Size Options
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Chicken Divan Recipe

  • 1 large head broccoli (or about 16 frozen florets)
  • 1.5 - 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast
  • 2 cans condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 Cup Hellman's/Best Food's mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice (fresh squeezed is better)
  • 2 teaspoons sweet curry powder
  • 1 Cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 Cup soft bread crumbs (optional)
  • 1 Tablespoon melted butter (optional)
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Preparation Instructions

Cut the broccoli into florets. Drop into boiling water and cook for about 7 minutes till tender-crisp. Drain. Cut the chicken into bite-sized chunks and bake uncovered at 350 for 15 to 20 minutes until cooked. Remove from pan. Layer cooked broccoli and chicken on bottom of 9X13 pan. Mix soup, mayo, lemon juice, curry; pour mixture over chicken. Sprinkle cheese evenly, then bread crumbs, then drizzle with melted butter. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.

Yield: 8
Helpful Hints

This is delicious served over rice or noodles.


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For the person that said it tastes like an Indian dish--news flash--other ethnicities and culture enjoy curry. My family and I are Hungarian and British, and we have eaten the dish for as long as I can remember (DECADES). I suggest an extra can of soup and extra curry, especially if you like "saucy."

Jana Pili

This is one of our top five! Absolutely delicious and addicting!!!


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Leslie Marie P

This hot dish is comfort food with a capital 'C'. Delicious, satisfying and it leaves one tempted to take a second helping. As a variation, we sometimes open a can of water chestnuts, drain out all liquid, cut the water chestnuts into fourths and put them into the casserole to add a bit of crunch.


Just hubby & I ...
Wondering if this recipe can be frozen for future meals?
Freeze "before" It's baked in a smaller casserole?
"After" I bake it???
Can't wait to try this recipe!!!
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It can be frozen, either before or after baking. Broccoli can be just blanched for 3 to 4 min.Then shocked in ICE water. Blot VERY DRY. I use more curry. Plus top with a bit more cheese on top.


Love this dish. In the oven now!!

Geneva R

The flavor was interesting but tasted more like a fusion dish than indian. Half my household liked it, other half said it tasted odd.


This is our family an friends favorite dish always on the top request list


Classic dish and a great rendition. I suggest a splash of sherry in the sauce. Well done!

Wendy Z

I use bagged broccoli. Microwave it for half the time. Love lots of curry. I also use fresh mushrooms sautΓ©ed in butter and fresh garlic. Put it all together in the sauce with cut up bread and cheddar cheese on top. Bake and enjoy!!!


Moist, full of flavor. I mix all together then bake. Seemed more moist doing it this way. Served it over white rice. YUMMY


Moist, full of flavor. I mix all together then bake. Seemed more moist doing it this way. Served it over white rice. YUMMY


Amazing recipe! Serve it over white rice, add a side of corn and don't forget a big dollop of Cranberry Sauce. You can thank me later!


This is by far the best recipe. Ignore all others. I have used this identical recipe since 1981and wouldn't change a thing. Works well with turkey too.