Lemon-Dill Chicken Popover Recipe
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Lemon-Dill Chicken Popover Recipe

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Perfect for lunch or supper, this colorful one-dish meal from Patricia Tjugum of Tomahawk, Wisconsin is sure to be a hit. The popover is crisp on the outside and tender on the inside, and the hearty filling is nicely accented with lemon and dill.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted, divided
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, diced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 438 calories, 23g fat (11g saturated fat), 294mg cholesterol, 851mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 3g fiber), 28g protein.


  1. Brush the bottom of a deep-dish pie plate with 1 tablespoon butter; set aside. In a small bowl, combine flour and salt. Beat in the eggs, milk and remaining butter until smooth. Pour into prepared pie plate.
  2. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°; bake 5-10 minutes longer or until golden brown and center is set.
  3. Meanwhile, in a microwave-safe bowl, combine the carrots, broccoli, onion and butter. Cover and microwave on high for 5-10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender; set aside. In another microwave-safe bowl, combine the chicken, soup, red pepper, lemon juice and dill. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until red pepper is tender, stirring once. Stir in cheese and half of the vegetable mixture.
  4. Spoon chicken mixture into center of popover. Surround with remaining vegetable mixture. Cut into wedges; serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Lemon-Dill Chicken Popover in Taste of Home April/May 2007, p41

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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medabear User ID: 2977943 206095
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2010

"I reduced the dill to just a dash (my personal preference), but otherwise made this as directed and it turned out perfectly!"

shipu2002 User ID: 1738455 141313
Reviewed Feb. 2, 2010

"I skipped the red pepper and onion based on our family's tastes. I made this for company and it was a hit, plus later when my husband got home from work he said it was great heated up. It looks so pretty on the table and tastes great!"

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Reviewed Jul. 17, 2008

"This recipe was great. The only thing I found difficult was the timing. With small children I prepared the filling ahead of time and just reheated it when the popover was ready. Definetely a make again."

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