Chicken Tetrazzini II


A crunchy cornflake topping adds a new twist to the usual tetrazzini recipes!

6 servings


  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • 1 stalk celery

  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can sliced mushrooms

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk

  • 8 ounces processed cheese food (eg. Velveeta)

  • ½ cup butter

  • cup dry sherry

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

  • ¼ cup cornflakes cereal

  • 1 pinch paprika

  • ¾ (12 ounce) package egg noodles, cooked and drained


  1. Boil chicken breasts and celery in 4 cups of water for about 30 minutes. Remove from heat and remove chicken from water to cool. When chicken is cooled, shred and set aside.

  2. In a large skillet, melt butter or margarine. Drain mushrooms, reserving liquid, and add to skillet. Heat thoroughly, seasoning with salt and pepper. Add evaporated milk, reserved mushroom liquid and sherry, stirring well. Add cheese a few slices at a time until thoroughly melted and blended. Add shredded chicken and bring to a slow boil.

  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees (175 C). Grease a 9x13x2 glass baking dish. Put in noodles at about a 1 1/2 inch depth and pour chicken mixture over noodles. Stir to coat. Top with cornflake crumbs and paprika, cover dish and bake for 25 minutes. Uncover dish and bake for 5 more minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

532 Calories
27g Fat
45g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 532
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 133mg 44%
Sodium 985mg 43%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 16%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 409mg 31%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 586mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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