Food.com provides a simple recipe for chicken divan. This recipe has a five-star rating and has received much positive feedback from users who have made it themselves.
The ingredients for this recipe include 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, two cans of cream of mushroom soup, 1/4 teaspoon curry powder, 1 cup of mayonnaise, 1 pound of sliced cooked chicken and two packages of frozen broccoli.
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Meanwhile, cook the broccoli according to the directions on the package and transfer it to a greased 9-by-11 baking pan. Arrange the slices of cooked chicken in the pan. In a separate bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, curry powder and lemon juice. Pour this mixture evenly over the chicken. Generously sprinkle the shredded cheese on top of the dish. Bake the chicken divan for 25 minutes, until the cheese is bubbly.
For a creamier chicken divan, add 1 cup of sour cream and 1/2 cup dry white wine to the mayonnaise mixture. Combine 1/2 cup of freshly grated Parmesan cheese and 1/2 cup of soft bread crumbs with butter. Sprinkle this mixture generously over the chicken divan and bake it for about 30 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees F.