Chicken Divan


Chicken divan is a creamy chicken casserole recipe topped with crispy buttered breadcrumbs. It’s easy to make, can be prepped ahead of time, and is a classic family favorite.

Complete the meal with some roasted lemon parmesan garlic asparagus and a pot of perfect basmati rice.    

A spoon taking a scoop of chicken divan out of a white casserole dish.

Easy Chicken Divan

Chicken divan is comfort food at its finest. Shredded chicken is wrapped up in a creamy cheese sauce, topped with buttered breadcrumbs, then baked until bubbly and delicious. 

It’s always a winner at our dinner table and there are rarely leftovers. 

But when we can’t finish it all, it’s just as delicious warmed up for lunch the next day. 

A wooden spoon scooping chicken divan out of a casserole dish.

How to Make Baked Chicken Divan:

This is a very simple recipe that can be divided into 3 parts:

  1. Cooking the chicken: Poach chicken breasts and then shred them, but you can easily use leftover or rotisserie chicken.
  2. Making the sauce: 
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UK beef exports to U.S. restart after two decades

The first shipment of beef from the United Kingdom to the United States in more than 20 years was dispatched this week.

The U.S. market had been closed to EU beef since January 1998, when the country introduced import restrictions on beef, sheep and goats and their products because of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) concerns. BSE is also called mad cow disease.

Four businesses in Northern Ireland and Wales have been listed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS), as eligible to export beef to America.

The first shipment of beef from Foyle Food Group of Foyle Campsie in Northern Ireland has been dispatched, with further lots from across the UK expected in the coming weeks. Kepak Group in Merthyr, Wales, as well as WD Meats and Granville Food Care in Northern Ireland, can also start production and export of UK beef for U.S. consumers.

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