Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole


Posted: October 7

Time: 45 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Creamy, cheesy, and crunchy on top—this recipe is comfort food incarnate. This Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole is a hearty meal full of rich and savory flavors, with just a little sour cream tang. The broccoli adds some tender garden freshness, and the cheddar adds some notes of sharpness. Plus, it’s so easy to make, so you can have a warming, stick-to-your-ribs meal ready whenever you need to shake off the winter chill. Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole is just what you need to perk you up from a long day.


Ingredients

• 3 cups chicken breast, cooked and cubed • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets • 3 cups white rice, cooked • 1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup • 1 cup sour cream • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded • 2 sleeves snack crackers, lightly crushed • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Directions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

Spray a casserole dish or 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.

Step 3

In a large bowl, toss together the cooked chicken, onion powder, garlic powder, and salt.

Step 4

Mix in the broccoli, white rice, soup, sour cream, and cheddar cheese.

Step 5

Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.

Step 6

Sprinkle the crushed snack crackers over top of the chicken mixture.

Step 7

Pour the melted butter over the crackers.

Step 8

Bake, uncovered, until the casserole is bubbly, about 35-40 minutes. If it starts to brown too quickly, place foil over the top.

Step 9

Let it cool for 5 minutes before serving.


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