Cornbread, biscuits, vegetables, seasonings, and two cans of cream of chicken soup are mixed with the meat from a whole braised chicken in this casserole serving 12.
INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):
- 1 (3 pound) whole chicken
- 10 cups crumbled cornbread
- 8 biscuits, crumbled
- 2 (10.75 ounce) cans condensed cream of chicken soup
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1 cup chopped celery
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon ground sage
- 8 eggs, beaten
Place chicken in a small pot with enough water to cover. Bring to boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes or until chicken is done.
Remove chicken from pot, set aside to cool. Remove skin and bones; chop meat and save for dressing. Strain, and reserve broth.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
In a large bowl, combine cornbread, biscuits, chicken soup, onion, celery, salt, pepper, sage and eggs. Stir well. 30 minutes before baking, add a desired amount of reserved chicken and enough broth to soak dressing. Place dressing in two 4 quart casserole dishes.
Bake for 30 minutes or until top is browned and center is firm.