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Chicken Strata a La King

No recipe image available.This savory layered bread pudding, with chunks of tender chicken and sliced mushrooms, is a dish fit for a king!

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
1 teaspoon instant minced onion
2 tablespoons water
1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas
1 (5-ounce) can chunk chicken
1 (4-ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
1 1/2 teaspoons poultry seasoning
4 cups day-old bread cubes (6 to 8 slices)
6 large eggs
1 1/2 cups milk

Cooking Directions:

  1. In medium saucepan, stir together pepper, onion and water. Cover. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until softened, about 6 to 7 minutes. Add peas. Cover. Cook, stirring occasionally to break peas apart, until mixture is heated throughout. Stir in chicken, mushrooms and seasoning.
  2. In large bowl, stir together vegetables and bread cubes. Spoon into lightly greased 8x8x2-inch baking dish. In large bowl, beat together eggs and milk until well blended. Pour over bread. Cover with foil.
  3. Refrigerate several hours or overnight or bake immediately in preheated 350°F (175°C) oven 30 minutes. Uncover. Continue baking until golden brown and knife inserted near center comes out clean, about 30 to 40 minutes more.

Makes 6 servings.