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Chicken Old-Fashioned Chicken Almond Casserole

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“This is more than 100 years old. The old is new again.”
READY IN:
1hr 30mins
SERVES:
6-8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place chicken in kettle; add 8 cups water, celery, carrots, onion, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil; simmer until chicken is tender.
  2. Lift chicken from broth; reserve broth and vegetables. Remove skin and bones from chicken; chop chicken.
  3. Combine chicken, rice, reserved vegetables, mushrooms, red sweet pepper and 3/4 cup almonds. Stir 2 cups reserved broth gradually into flour in saucepan to make a smooth mixture. Cook until thick, stirring constantly. Stir in marjoram, thyme and more salt, if needed.
  4. Combine sauce with chicken mixture; place in heavy 11 by 7 inch baking pan. Sprinkle with bread crumbs and remaining 1/4 cup almonds. Bake in preheated 375F oven for 1 hour or until heated through and bubbly.
  5. Contributor: shari dewey.

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