Gluten Free Chicken, Broccoli and Brown Rice Casserole Recipe

Gluten Free Chicken, Broccoli And Brown Rice Casserole Recipe

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Nancilee Iozzia

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@ZeeZee13

This is a quick, easy way leftover chicken and leftover rice... you my add seasonings according to you preference. If you like, you can add cream cheese and/or Parmesan cheese to the roux for an Alfredo-like casserole.

Instead of using canned cream of chicken (or any "cream of" soup),
a very easy roux is made from cornstarch, butter and milk. I use a soy free butter substitute and lactose free, fat milk due to lactose intolerance... no one has ever noticed these substitutions.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb
    cooked chicken, cut up
  • 1 c
    cooked brown rice (you may use white rice)
  • 1 1/2 c
    uncooked broccoli florets (fresh or frozen, if using frozen, microwave for about 3 min. to thaw)
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 c
    cups fat free milk
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • ·
    (other seasonings i like are: curry powdercurry powder, italian seasoning, poultry seasoning... feel free to experiment!)
  • 2 Tbsp
    (or more) . gluten freegluten free bread crumbsbread crumbs (i add italian seasoning to the crumbs)
  • ·
    cream cheese and/or parmesan cheese (amount depends upon your taste - taste - there is no hard and fast amount) to the roux for an alfredo-like casserole.

How to Make Gluten Free Chicken, Broccoli and Brown Rice Casserole Recipe

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine chicken, broccoli and rice in an ovenproof casserole dish. Toss to mix.
  2. To make the roux: melt the butter in a medium size saucepan.
    Add the cornstarch and blend thoroughly. While blending, add the milk and seasonings. Continue stirring until a cream soup consistency is reached.
    At this point, you may add the cheese(s). Since the cheese will thicken the sauce, you may have to add more milk.
  3. Pour the sauce over the chicken/broccoli/rice mixture. Top with gluten free bread crumbs.
  4. Bake in pre-heated 350 F oven, uncovered, for 20-30 minutes (depending upon your oven).

    Remove from oven and serve.

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About Gluten Free Chicken, Broccoli and Brown Rice Casserole Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Other Tag: Healthy




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