Chicken and broccoli surprise

Chicken And Broccoli Surprise Recipe

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Robin Lowe


You can change the servings for this recipe increase or decrease the the ingredients. Such as from 4 to 6 to 8 to 10 etc. By increasing,decreasing the chicken, broccoli, cheese amounts. You can never have enough bacon.
My children have loved this recipe for years. I serve it with jag and everyone who tries it wants the recipe. It is easy and a one pan meal.


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15 Min
1 Hr 10 Min


  • 8
    boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 stick
    unsalted butter
  • 8-10
    frozen brocclie spears
  • 8-10 slice
    muenster cheese
  • 1
    sleeve of ritz crackers, low salt or garlic if you prefer
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    of garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    black pepper
  • 8-10 slice
  • 3 c
    prepared or homemade chicken gravy

How to Make Chicken and broccoli surprise


  1. Layer frozen broccoli on the bottom of a 8x13 rectangular pan.(Brownie pan will do).
  2. Layer muenster cheese over the broccoli.
  3. Layer chicken breast on the muenster cheese.
  4. Crush ritz crackers and top the entire layer of chicken.
  5. Melt butter and add garlic and pepper, pour over the ritz crackers.
  6. Lay bacon over the top of the chicken.
  7. Pour gravy on each serving if desired.

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About Chicken and broccoli surprise

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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