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Creamy Chow Mein Chicken Recipe

Looking for something different to take to potlucks? Look no further. With this tasty alternative, Mary Edwards of Vacaville, California turns basic pantry items into a tempting Asian delight.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min. YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6 ounces) chow mein noodles, divided
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 4 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, undrained
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) sliced mushrooms, undrained
  • 1/2 cup cashews

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle half of the chow mein noodles into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. In a bowl, combine the chicken, celery, onion, soups, milk, water chestnuts, mushrooms and cashews. Spoon over the noodles; top with remaining noodles. Bake, uncovered, at 325° for 35-40 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 339 calories, 18 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 784 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.