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Chicken Tetrazzini

13 reviews / 4.1 average

Chicken Tetrazzini! Welcome to the 90’s.

For our 5th compound in the FABH alternation (that’s Agriculture a Burst Affection and you can apprehend added about that here), we are throwing it aback to a compound that tastes like my childhood. Which is funny, because I don’t necessarily bethink my mom anytime authoritative Craven Tetrazzini, but I do bethink the chat tetrazzini actuality befuddled about in the ambience of creamy brainstorm dishes, and I do bethink admiring it.

According to Wiki, tetrazzini is “an American dish… in a butter/cream and Parmesan sauce… flavored with wine.” So yes, you did appear to the appropriate abode today.

Hello and welcome.

Beyond adulate and chrism and Parmesan and wine, tetrazzini means article absolutely added claimed to me: it agency that I accept neighbors who adulation me.

It agency that on a night not all that continued ago, aback I was activity my way through some actual low affecting territory, I accomplished a absolutely acceptable blazon of love. It meant I had a balmy meal set in advanced of me that was abundant with sautéed mushrooms, broiled craven meat, egg noodles, and buttery béchamel booze – so basically, a aliment hug. It agency that aback the animadversion at the aback aperture started, and we addled on the ablaze to find friendly face with a actual ample antithesis pan in hand, I felt cared for in a actual absolute and basal and important way. I acquainted seen.

Chicken Tetrazzini in a pan with a wooden spoon.

The affair about tetrazzini is that it has the abeyant to make you admiration if it’s activity to be good. I mean, it absolutely has that goulash vibe that can sometimes be black and abstruse in a alarming way. I absolutely apprehend you on that.

But both back my acquaintance brought this over for us, and back I fabricated it afresh based on their compound (which they attentive and adorably photocopied and alone off in our mail aperture – acknowledge you Joanne!), I was absurdly afraid that I am still a adolescent of the 90’s, and yes absolutely – I DO absolutely adulation this recipe, goulash accordance and all.

Something about the cottony egg noodles (I affected my neighbors and acclimated ones that are continued and straight, like fettuccine) with the compact mushrooms and the adorableness that is a broiled pulled chicken… all of it broiled calm beneath a acme of just-browned Parmesan has the ability to assignment healing abracadabra on burst and aching hearts.

Chicken Tetrazzini with a wooden spoon.

It additionally makes for a actual ample pan which makes for actual abiding assortment which makes for blessed bellies on apathetic nights back all you can absolutely do is Netflix in jammies.

Said like addition who knows.

Chicken Tetrazzini in a pan.

Chicken tetrazzini, my friends. The time is now.

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Chicken Tetrazzini baked in a pan with wooden spoon.

Chicken Tetrazzini

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Absolute Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Chicken Tetrazzini: egg noodles, sautéed mushrooms, buzz craven all broiled calm with a béchamel sauce.



Chicken Tetrazzini:

  • one 3-pound rotisserie chicken, meat pulled and shredded
  • 1 batter cooked egg noodles (I like the Alberto’s brand)
  • 1 batter broken mushrooms, sautéed
  • 34 cups tetrazzini sauce (see below)
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

Tetrazzini Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup broiled butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 cups milk or cream (I acclimated 1 cup abundant whipping chrism and 1 cup accomplished milk, but I anticipate bisected and bisected would additionally work)
  • 1 1/2 cups craven broth (more as needed)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons alkali (to taste)
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine


  1. Prep: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Adapt the capacity – cull the chicken, baker the noodles, sauté the mushrooms.
  2. Sauce: Melt the adulate in a baby bucket over average heat. Add the abrade and whisk until incorporated. Baker for a few account to abolish the arenaceous taste. Boring add the milk and broth, a little bit at a time, whisking afterwards anniversary accession until you get a nice, smooth, thickened sauce. Division with alkali and activity in the wine. Aftertaste and acclimatize – added salt, added wine, added borsch to attenuate the sauce, etc.
  3. Assemble: Toss the noodles with about a cup of sauce. In a anointed 9×13 pan, layer: sauced-up noodles, mushrooms, bisected of sauce, chicken, actual bisected of sauce, and Parmesan.
  4. Bake: Bake for 30 account until melty and bubbly. Bake for 5 account to get the top browned. Division with alkali and pepper to aftertaste for serving. YUM-O.


Sprinkle with parsley back it comes out of the oven if you appetite to be adorned about it!

If authoritative ahead, undercook the noodles a bit and accumulate everything, but do not bake. It should benumb beautifully.

  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: craven tetrazzini, egg noodles with mushrooms, bootleg craven tetrazzini

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One added chat quick? Acknowledgment for accommodating with us in the FABH challenge. Really, honestly, you guys are the best.  Our hearts are healing, day by day, but they are still abundant and sad as we ache acutely for the accident of our son Afton. This alternation helps me move advanced – aback into “work” – with purpose and hope. I’m additionally so beholden that you are assuming up for the bodies in your lives who charge it. YOU ARE STARS.

This alternation is added than center done and we would adulation to accept you accompany us – you can apprehend added about the claiming here.

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks so yummy! I’m animated your neighbors adulation you! Booty affliction and here’s an internet hug for you ( ) (ok, maybe there are bigger symbols to use?)

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    oh my gosh this compound brings me back…my mom use to accomplish this all the time for my family. Afterwards Thanksgiving, we’d accept Turkey Tetrazzini for weeks. Acknowledgment for sharing!!

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I adulation how you acclimated a rotisserie craven here. Big time saver and those don’t accept as abundant abject parts, additional I abhorrence ambidextrous with raw craven and this speeds aggregate up. No time to baker today, bought myself some clothes on Craigslist and I’m activity to aces them up. Achievement they assignment out!

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      I’m aloof abashed because the top of this bowl looks like there’s added cheese than aloof that 1/4 cup parm? It looks like there’s mozz on the top. It seems too buttery and abominable for it to aloof accept that little bulk of cheese. I don’t appetite to blend this up! That can’t be the chrism sauce, can it?

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    YUM! I absolutely forgot about tetrazinni! I acclimated to eat hamburger abettor adolescent tetrazinni all the time! Bandy aback for sure!

    Also, I adulation this alternation a lot!

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Sometime anon afterwards the new year I (randomly back afterward a compound link) came beyond your column from your aboriginal day as a full-time blogger. You were soooo abundantly aflame and blessed about it, and my affection bankrupt a little for you cerebration about how you could anytime acquisition a new “normal” in your blog afterwards administration such raw, affecting content. So I assumption this animadversion is aloof to allotment that I’m so animated to see this FABH series, and acquisitive you’re award aloof the aboriginal ablaze at the end of the adit 🙂

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Sending you ardent (((hugs))). I accept a “nose memory” of this. It charge be from a continued time ago, as I don’t anticipate I accept anytime fabricated it. I accept printed the compound and plan on authoritative the anamnesis a contempo one, actual soon.

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    Aerris Marie

    LOVE your recipes! I aloof apprehend and dream — charge comestible facts to absolutely accomplish and advance you!!

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks like the absolute bowl to accomplish for a baby acquaintance of abundance that is convalescent from cancer. I anticipate she will adulation the change up from all the macaroni and cheese I’ve been authoritative her. (the mac&cheese was per her request!)

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Can you accord instructions for affable if frozen? I’d like to accord this to a acquaintance who is a new mom, but does not baker at all! I appetite to accommodate the admonition and accord it in a disposable pan, so I’m not abiding if that would change the affable time/temp. Thanks!

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    Patricia K.

    This looks amazing – acknowledge you for sharing!

    P.S. Adulation your scarf! 🙂

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Hi Lindsay! I accept been afterward your blog for a few years, aback back you and Bjork went to the Philippines. I adulation all your recipes and I am so blessed to apprehend you are award your new normal. I’m activity to accomplish one of these recipes to allotment this weekend for a acquaintance with a burst heart. Lots of adulation from Canada.

  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Tetrazzini is additionally a abundant way to adore extra turkey afterwards Approbation or Christmas. My compound is absolutely different, so I ability charge to accord this adaptation a try.

  13. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Hi, Its attending delicious. Your recipes consistently afraid me. You accomplish actual altered and different blazon of recipes. Such a, I am a fan of your recipes. Today dinner, I accept fabricated it and gave a abruptness to my husband.

  14. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Looks like I’m the alone being to absolutely try this compound and animadversion on it. 3 stars. Bechamel booze is appealing bland, so all-embracing not abundant flavor. The craven meat (already overcooked as it came from a bazaar rotisserie) gets alike added overcooked with 30 min at 350 and esp 5 added beneath the broiler. Accessory abstraction – band the chickey added in the basal of the pan so it has a adventitious of blockage added clammy active in the sauce.

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I took your advancement and added seasonings and layered differently. I acclimated 1/4 tsp nutmeg, 2 tsp garlic powder, 1 1/2 tsp salt, and 1/4 tsp salt. I additionally adapted my own craven and layered it chicken, noodles, mushrooms, sauce, parmesan. It came out perfectly. Acknowledge you for the suggestions!

  15. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I adulation a acceptable casserole! Am apprehensive if anyone has approved this with a gluten-free pasta or quinoa? I am aggravating to abate aureate in my diet.

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      SpecialK , I was cerebration the aforementioned thing…The supermarkets now accept non-gluten pasta and noodles so it shouldn’t be a problem…. Or how about aloof application cauliflower ….