Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli-Rice Casserole

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 434.2
  • Total Fat: 12.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 44.2 mg
  • Sodium: 754.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 34.9 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1.5 cups long grain brown rice
    3 cups chicken broth
    4 cups broccoli florets (about 1 head)
    1/2 cup green onions, chopped
    1 lb chicken breasts, chopped into bite-sized pieces
    salt, pepper, garlic powder
    1 cup skim milk
    1 can cream of chicken soup
    8 oz shredded cheddar cheese, divided
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon pepper
    1/4 teaspoon garlic powder



Bring chicken broth to a boil in a large pot then add rice. Cover then turn heat down to medium-low. When rice has 5 minutes left to cook add broccoli and green onions on top to steam.
Meanwhile, heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken, season with salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and then saute until no longer pink. Remove to a plate and set aside then very carefully wipe out skillet with a dry paper towel.
Turn heat down to medium then whisk together flour and 1/2 cup milk in a small bowl. Pour mixture into skillet then add remaining 1-1/2 cups milk. Cook mixture, stirring constantly, until thickened, 7-10 minutes. Remove skillet from heat then add 3/4 of the shredded cheese, sour cream, salt, pepper, and garlic powder, and stir until smooth.
Preheat broiler. Combine cooked rice and broccoli mixture with cheese sauce then scoop mixture into a nonstick sprayed 913 baking dish and top with remaining cheese. Broil until cheese is melted then let casserole rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Serving Size:12.5 oz

TAGS:  Poultry |

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