Broccoli, Rice, and Chicken Casserole

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Lisa D.: "A little mushy but overall good! I think I’d like…" Read More
7Ingredients
65Minutes
690Calories

Ingredients

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  • 5 chicken tenderloins (cut into 1-inch cubes, uncooked)
  • 1 cup white rice (uncooked OR instant rice, different types of rice will yield very different cook times. I used sushi rice. Due to the number of folks who have tried this recipe & still say their rice is crunchy, I highly suggest you use instant rice)
  • 2 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 10 3/4 ounces cream of chicken (can of)
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen broccoli florets (thawed)
  • 1 3/4 cups extra sharp cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1 Ritz Crackers (sleeve, crushed)
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    NutritionView More

    690Calories
    Sodium44% DV1050mg
    Fat46% DV30g
    Protein102% DV52g
    Carbs17% DV50g
    Fiber0% DV0g
    Calories690Calories from Fat270
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat30g46%
    Saturated Fat16g80%
    Trans Fat0g
    Cholesterol165mg55%
    Sodium1050mg44%
    Potassium870mg25%
    Protein52g102%
    Calories from Fat270
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate50g17%
    Dietary Fiber0g0%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A20%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium50%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(22)

    Lisa D. 20 days ago
    A little mushy but overall good! I think I’d like more cheese!
    Mailynn Close 2 months ago
    A lot of work for a small portion and the amount of time. However, very delicious. It was gone in 20 minutes!
    Laura Grayson 3 months ago
    This has become a regular dinner in our house! We recently tried it with cauliflower rice instead. I would suggest doing a 1:1 ratio of cauliflower rice and regular rice though. The cauliflower does not soak up the milk, so the chicken wasn’t fully cooked and everything was very soupy. We added rice at that point and cooked it another 10-15 minutes and it ended up very good! The rice was a little crispy and the cauliflower gave it a healthier weight to it.
    rice was not cooked through took much longer than 50min
    Sierra Justice 6 months ago
    Turned out really good. However, I tweaked recipe a little. I seasoned chicken with seasoned salt, pepper and garlic salt and browned both sides on the stove. I then cut it up into small pieces. I cooked the broccoli in the microwave for 2 minutes and then salt and peppered them. I mixed all ingredients together and then cooked as directed.
    Li 6 months ago
    This was good. I made some changes. I seasoned my chicken with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and cayenne. I browned my chicken, and cooked my broccoli a little before mixing it in. I used 1.5 cups of uncooked Jasmine rice. I also added a can of cream of chicken and mushroom and 2 cups of cheese. I also used club crackers instead of ritz because that’s what I had at home! The casserole cooked completely in 45 min.
    Murasakinohime 7 months ago
    I flowed the direction exactly. It wasn’t bad, but I feel I need to add a lot more spices to it. I will try it again with my ow twist next time. Thank you for a great idea!
    Herard 8 months ago
    i modified it a little and made it in the instapot and it was still very good.
    Mike Armengol 9 months ago
    loved it will definitely make again
    Emily 9 months ago
    Turned out really good. I made this on the day we moved to our new house and needed to feed a crowd without a fully set up kitchen and without a whole bunch of sides. This was delicious, easy, and I received many compliments on it.
    Jessica E. 10 months ago
    It was good but it became one noted after a few bites. I didn’t hate it but I probably won’t make it again.
    Krystal Mustain 10 months ago
    Everyone loved it. I will make this again
    Mrs.Eva 10 months ago
    Turned out great! I plan to make it again I added a little salt and pepper
    Athena M. 10 months ago
    It’s great and easy to make
    Lyndsie Bunce a year ago
    turned out excellent
    Halle a year ago
    Very delicious, I added milk and chicken broth plus extra seasoning
    Kacalek a year ago
    I used regular long-grain white rice and, just as the instructions warned, the rice came out crunchy. I put it back in the oven for another 40 minutes and that fixed it. The flavor was still a little bland, so I sprinkled on some pasta/pizza seasoning
    Shante a year ago
    It was delicious. I did season my chicken before baking and I would probably undercook my rice before putting it with the rest of the ingredients.
    Barbara a year ago
    Terrific! Think I might try with Panko crumbs, ritz are pretty salty
    Jl F. a year ago
    It was amazing! I seasoned and baked my chicken first then proceeded with the recipe. I also used cauliflower rice instead of regular rice. 😁
    Renee R 2 years ago
    i added 3tbsp of butter and 1 egg
    cierra lyons 3 years ago
    Very easy recipe and you can always add whatever ingredients you want. A few changes i made based on other reviews. I precooked everything; rice, chicken, onions, green peppers. Then mixed all of the above with mushrooms and broccoli. I added cheddar cheese and 1/2 cup milk and 1 can of condensed soup. Instead of crackers, i used pre made stuffing and baked for 30. Soooooooooo delicious.

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