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Are you looking for a recipe that takes less time to prepare? A simple dinner packed with great flavors that leaves plenty of time and takes advantage of fewer dishes to clean – the wait is over, because today I’m sharing a recipe that’s one of the President’s favorites. But don’t hold it against the recipe! I’m just talking about the Nixon Chicken recipe, which is so simple and easy to make that you can even make it with leftover chicken or turkey. sounds good?

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Nixon chicken recipe the watcher

What is the Nixon Chicken Recipe?

The Nixon Chicken recipe is directly credited to President Nixon’s daughter, who cooked it frequently, leading the casserole to be named after her (the original recipe was for a traditional chicken divan.) Fast forward fifty years Grown up, and the mere mention of this velvety delight stuffed with vegetables, chicken and cheese makes our mouth water even today.

Best Nixon Chicken Recipe

Recipe by Zanib MughalCourse: DinnerCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Nixon Chicken Casserole Recipe is a classic 70s dish made with chicken and broccoli in a cheesy sauce, perfect for dinner or lunch.


  • 2 cups chicken (cooked & shredded)

  • 1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)

  • 2 eggs

  • ¾ cup of mayonnaise

  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup

  • ½ teaspoon of salt

  • ½ teaspoon of black pepper

  • 12 ounces broccoli (steamed)


  • Gather all the ingredients to make your cooking process easier.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Now take a large bowl, and mix cooked and shredded chicken, shredded cheddar cheese, eggs, mayonnaise, cream of mushroom soup, salt and pepper.
  • Grease the baking tray with olive oil.
  • It’s time to add the steamed broccoli to the baking dish.
  • Now pour the creamy chicken mixture over the broccoli.
  • Bake it for 35 – 40 minutes or till it turns golden brown.
  • Once done, serve it immediately.

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What do you serve with Nixon chicken?

Although Nixon Chicken is a complete meal in itself, however, you can serve it with a salad like any green salad or even Hawaiian Macaroni Salad can be a good pairing with it.
To start the meal, Rafferty’s Potato Soup might be the best option. And I also have some sweet desserts for those who like to end their meal with something sweet like Anabolic Ice Cream, Strawberry Honey Bun Cake, or Simple Cracker Cake.

Your Queries Got answered

What is Nixon Chicken?

This recipe comes from the family of Nixon, the 37th President, and was one of President Nixon’s favorite dishes.

Why is it called Nixon Chicken Casserole?

Nixon Chicken Casserole is a classic 70’s chicken recipe that was a favorite of President Nixon and his daughter often made this recipe with just chicken and broccoli.

What do you serve with Nixon Chicken?

Nixon Chicken is a complete meal in itself. However, you can serve it with a green salad or pieces of crispy bread.

When to serve Nixon Chicken?

Serve Nixon Chicken Casserole immediately after baking. Just bake and take out the casserole to serve.

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