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Chicken, Rice and Broccoli Casserole Recipe

A healthy and delicious chicken, rice and broccoli casserole recipe for the picky eaters and anyone who enjoys good food!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 cup rice, uncooked
  • 4 cups broccoli
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 can (284ml) cream of chicken soup
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, grated

Instructions

  • Brine chicken breasts for 2-6 hours using this brine recipe, or whichever brine you prefer. This is key, don't skip this step!
  • Bake chicken at 450 for about 20-30 minutes until done.
  • Cook rice as per package instructions.
  • Steam broccoli for about 5 minutes.
  • In a medium to large frying pan or dutch oven, heat olive oil and saute onions for about 5 minutes.
  • Add the milk and cream of mushroom. Heat through.
  • Dice the cooked chicken and add to the frying pan along with the rice and broccoli.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Stir to combine.
  • Spray a casserole dish with oil and transfer to the casserole dish. If using a dutch oven, leave it in the dutch oven.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top.
  • Cover and bake in a 400 degree oven for about 10-15 minutes until the cheese melts.