This dish is often prepared as a quick casserole with mayonnaise, sour cream, and cream of chicken soup. Sometimes, it’s even topped with potato chips! All these ingredients make for one heavy, calorie-loaded dish. Our version is lightened up, so your loved ones can enjoy a favorite dish, while you stay within your calorie limits!

Chicken Divan

Prep Time

15 min

Cook Time

20 min

Total Time

35 min

Recipe Type: Chicken

Serving Size: 1 portion

Makes 6 servings


  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 pound shredded chicken
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika, divided
  • ½ teaspoon mustard powder
  • ¾ teaspoon curry powder
  • ½ cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • ¼ cup 1% milk
  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup plain, fat-free Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup low-fat Swiss cheese
  • ¼ cup sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and cook the broccoli for about three minutes. Spread the broccoli on the bottom of a greased 9×13” pan, then spread the chicken on top.  
  3. In a saucepan, sauté the garlic with the olive oil. Add the seasonings, reserving ⅛ teaspoon paprika. Slowly pour in the broth and milk. Whisk in the flour, stirring until it begins to thicken.
  4. Add the vinegar and stir in the yogurt and cheeses.
  5. Pour the cheese sauce over the chicken and broccoli, then sprinkle with ⅛ teaspoon paprika. Bake for 20 minutes or until bubbly.
  6. Divide into 6 portions and enjoy!


Calories 220 (100 from fat)
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 70mg
Sodium 570mg
Carbohydrate 7g (1g dietary fiber, 1g sugar)
Protein 25g

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