Chicken tetrazzini

Prep time20 min
Cook time30 min
Yields4 - 6 servings

Added: 2020-09-09

Tags: #chicken #dinner


6 Tbspbutter
1onion, chopped
1 stalkcelery
3 Tbspflour
7/2 cupmilk
3/2 tsptable salt
1/4 tsppepper
1 Tbspworcestershire sauce
1/2 cupcream cheese
3 cupchicken, cooked
1 pkgegg noodles, cooked
1/2 cupparmesan, grated
1/2 cupbreadcrumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F, cook chicken in a large frying pan, and cook egg noodles according to instructions
  2. Heat half the butter in a large saucepan
    • Add onion and celery
    • Cook until tender and liquid has evaporated
  3. Sprinkle with flour, cook for 1 min
  4. Add milk gradually and bring to a boil
    • Add salt, pepper, worcestershire sauce
    • Whisk in cream cheese small bits at a time
    • Cook gently for ~ 2 min until melted and thickened
  5. Add chicken and noodles
    • Place in buttered 9"x13" pan
  6. Melt remaining butter
    • Combine with parmesan and bread crumbs
    • Sprinkle over the casserole
  7. Place entire dish on a baking sheet to catch any spills
    • Cook in oven for 30 min

References & Notes


Original recipe: Wendy McNeil


Be sure not to brown the vegetables after adding flour