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Make Ahead Chicken

(16 Votes)
6 Hr
45 Min
6 Hr 45 Min

When you know you're gonna need to plan ahead for a one-dish dinner, this is the one! Mix up Make-Ahead Chicken and have it waiting in the fridge to pop into the oven and bake up fresh and hearty.

What You'll Need:
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, cut into cubes
  • 1 (9-ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables, thawed and drained
  • 8 ounces (2 cups) uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (10 -ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder (see Options)
  • 1 cup cornflake crumbs (for topping)
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted (for topping)
What To Do:
  1. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients except topping ingredients; mix well. Place in an 8-inch square baking dish and cover tightly with aluminum foil. Refrigerate 6 to 8 hours, or overnight.
  2. Before serving, preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cornflake crumbs and butter; mix well. Stir chicken mixture then sprinkle crumb topping evenly over top.
  4. Bake 45 to 50 minutes, until golden.

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