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Mom's Easy Chicken Broccoli Casserole (Chicken Divan) Recipe

This Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Casserole is a family favorite. Add broccoli and chicken to a creamy sauce, top with cheese and serve over cooked rice or potatoes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Casserole, chicken broccoli, Chicken casserole, chicken divan
Servings: 8
Calories: 363kcal


  • Stock Pot
  • 9x13 Inch Baking Dish
  • Medium Mixing Bowl


  • 2 bunches fresh broccoli (can also use frozen)
  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (cooked and cut into pieces if desired)
  • 20.10 ounces cream of chicken soup 2(10.5 ounce cans)
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • slices bread
  • 1 Tablespoon butter melted


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Cook broccoli in boiling salted water until tender and drain.
  • Arrange stalks in the bottom of a greased 9 x 13 inch pan.
  • Place cooked chicken breasts on top of broccoli.
  • In a medium bowl, combine soup, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and curry powder; pour over chicken.
  • Sprinkle with grated cheese.
  • Break bread into small pieces and mix with melted butter. Sprinkle over shredded cheese.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.


  • You can also use bread crumbs in place of the sliced bread with butter.


Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 985mg | Potassium: 864mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1308IU | Vitamin C: 137mg | Calcium: 197mg | Iron: 3mg