Adapted from justgetoffyourbuttandbake.com
- lb. fresh broccoli Break in pieces, and steam for 2 minutes.
cups cooked chicken breasts - Break up in small pieces
cups Grated Cheddar Cheese divided
tubes Ritz Crackers
stick melted butter
tablespoon poppy seeds
cup Butter- melted
cups Cornstarch, dissolved in ½ cup COLD Water
cup Chicken Broth
cups of the above Cheddar Cheese
In greased 13x9 pan, layer the broccoli and chicken, then set aside. In saucepan over medium heat, combine the melted butter, cornstarch dissolved in water, chicken broth, seasonings, and milk. Stir well, and continue stirring until sauce has thickened. Turn heat down to low, and add 1- ½ cups grated cheddar cheese. Stir until melted. Pour over the chicken and broccoli. Top with 1- ½ cups grated cheddar cheese. Melt the butter, and add the poppy seeds, and stir well. Crush Ritz crackers in large zip-lock bag with a rolling pin. Don't crush too small. Add crumbs to the melted butter. Sprinkle crumbs over the top of the grated cheese. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes, or until hot & bubbly.