Chinese chicken strata

Yield: 6 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Chicken; diced, cooked
3 tablespoons Soy sauce
1½ tablespoon Rice vinegar
1½ tablespoon Sesame oil
1 teaspoon Chili paste with garlic
1¾ teaspoon Dry mustard
4 Scallions; chopped
1 medium Red bell pepper; chopped
1 can Waterchestnuts; sliced, drained
6 Bread slices; cubed
2 cups Cheddar cheese; shredded
3 Eggs
2 cups Milk

In a medium bowl, combine diced chicken, soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, chili paste with garlic, 1 teaspoon dry mustard, scallions, red pepper, and water chestnuts. Mix well and set aside. Turn half the bread cubes into a buttered 11 x 7 baking dish. Sprinkle with half the cheese. Distribute half the chicken mixture over cheese. Cover with remaining bread cubes and remaining ¾ teaspoon dry mustard until blended. Pour evenly over casserole. Cover with plastic wrap.

Refrigerate several hours, or overnight.

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake, uncovered 40 to 45 minutes, until top is golden and center is set. Let cool 5 minutes, then cut into squares or rectangles to serve.

Source: 365 Easy One Dish Meals. Posted by Sue Klapper.

From the MM database of Judi M. Phelps. jphelps@... or jphelps@...

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