Chicken Avocado Casserole

Chicken Avocado Casserole

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BARBARA NOLAN 0

"This is a main dish that I have served at wedding dinners. It is my all-time best recipe. I serve it with rice pilaf, salad, and French bread."

Ingredients

1 h servings 458 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 458 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 30.2 g
  • 47%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.1g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 34.7 g
  • 69%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 111 mg
  • 37%
  • Sodium:
  • 589 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Melt one tablespoon of butter in large heavy skillet. Add olive oil and swirl together with the butter. Add chicken and saute until chicken pieces are browned and juices run clear. Turn pieces to brown evenly while sauteing. Place chicken breasts in 9x13 baking dish and set aside.
  2. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter until foamy. Stir in flour, and cook for three minutes, stirring constantly. Slowly add cream and chicken broth. Continue stirring and cooking until smooth and thickened. Season sauce with Morton(R) Kosher Salt, black pepper, Parmesan cheese, hot pepper sauce and herbs. Set aside.
  3. Saute mushrooms in remaining two tablespoons of butter. Add sherry and cook until reduced. Place mushrooms over the chicken. Pour the sauce over the chicken and mushrooms. Bake uncovered for 25 minutes, then sprinkle with almonds, and return to oven for 10 minutes. Peel and slice avocados lengthwise and place over chicken before serving.

Footnotes

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  • Morton teamed up with Allrecipes.com to host a Kosher salt recipe contest. This recipe was the winner in the main dish category. It appeared on the box of Morton(R) Kosher salt.
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Interesting! Chicken with gravy, but with a twist: spicy heat for a Southwestern kick; Grana cheese for an Italian twist; almonds and avocados for contrasting textures and flavors. It reall...

OK...well this was dinner tonight and it was awesome! I noted all the advise they other people had tried...I used half and half instead of cream (cut those calories!) Butter substitute...again ...

This one isn't going to make it into the rotation. I'd say we're fairly adventerous with our tastes, but nothing about this was really all that special. It didn't seem like a "casserole" to me...

This is amazing. Very rich-tasting! Our regular special-occasion meal

This was awesome! Though the gravy was just enough for 4 chicken breasts so I can't imagine it working for the 8 pieces it asked for.

I just made this recipe, just as written but cut in half. It was absolutely great! This one has gone onto my list of things to serve special guests!

Preeettty good, I didn't have almonds so I crunched up some croutons and had that as my crunch factor, not as healthy but still good. There was just one thing missing in my opinion.. Garlic! I u...

I don't like mushrooms so I used onion and red pepper instead. Very good.

Looking for something differenct, I made this for dinner last night. It got RAVE reviews! My husband isn't hard to please, but is very hard to get a 5 star rating from. He said that this was ...