Home-Baked Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli with Rice

You can’t go wrong with the broccoli and cheese combo in this simple and tasty Home-Baked Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli with Rice made with Success® White Rice.

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Home-Baked Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli with Rice

Cooking time
PREP TIME 10 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings
SERVES 4
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 20 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 bags Success® White Rice or Success® Brown Rice
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed Cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 cups broccoli florets, steamed
  • 2 cups chopped, cooked chicken
  • 1/2 bread crumbs, toasted

Instructions

  • Make dinner in a flash with this Home-Baked Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli with Rice casserole loaded with the crowd-pleasing, classic combination of broccoli and cheese.

    Step 1

  • Preheat oven to 350ºF.

    Step 2

  • Prepare rice according to package directions. Transfer to a large bowl.

    Step 3

  • Fold cheese into hot rice and stir to combine. Add milk and blend well. Fold in broccoli and chicken.

    Step 4

  • Pour mixture into a 2-quart, ovenproof casserole dish. Top with breadcrumbs.

    Step 5

  • Bake for 10-15 minutes until top is beginning to brown and dish is heated through.

    Recipe Tips

  • If you’re all out of Cheddar, try this dish with mozzarella, Gouda, fontina or another favorite cheese.

    To toast bread crumbs, heat 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add bread crumbs and toast, stirring frequently, until golden brown, about 5 minutes.

Classic, Cheesy Casserole

Don’t let dinnertime add hassle or stress to an already long and busy day. Spend less time cooking and more time enjoying a delicious meal with family with recipes like this Home-Baked Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli with Rice. Made with your choice of fluffy white or brown rice, chicken and broccoli and brought together with melty cheese, you can be sure that this is a tasty meal that everyone will love.

What’s great about casseroles is that they truly are quick and simple. Simply place your favorite combination of ingredients into a baking dish and let your oven do the work while you focus on other things. Whether you love chicken, beef or seafood, or follow a vegetarian diet, there are never-ending possibilities for a tasty casserole every night of the week.

You can even enjoy some of your other favorite meals in casserole form. Try our take on sloppy Joes in this Hidden Spinach Quinoa Sloppy Joe Casserole. Or, convert your favorite Mexican enchiladas, into this simple Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Bake.

Whatever you prefer, all you really need are some veggies, a protein, a complementing sauce, your favorite type of Success® Rice, and your oven to create a delicious and satisfying meal in just minutes, any time!