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Baked Chicken Sandwiches with Mushroom Sauce

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1 hour 20 min.

Makes

8 servings

These baked sandwiches have been a tried-and-true brunch and luncheon dish at our house. No matter how many times I serve them, they always prompt recipe requests.
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Ingredients

  • 16 slices white sandwich bread
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 4 large eggs
  • 2-1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup cornflake crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • MUSHROOM SAUCE:
  • 1 can (8 ounces) mushrooms stems and pieces, drained
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Directions

  1. In a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan, arrange eight slices of bread. Place a slice of cheese on each; top with chicken and another slice of bread. Beat eggs, milk and pepper; pour over the sandwiches.
  2. In a small bowl, combine crumbs and butter until crumbly; sprinkle over sandwiches. Bake at 350° for 1 hour 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a small skillet, saute mushrooms in butter. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Heat through but do not boil. Serve with sandwiches.

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