broccoli chicken and rice casserole

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Gail Welch
from Carthage, TX

This is my version of a family favorite. I like to cook the rice in chicken broth and add chicken and cream of chicken soup.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves 6-8
prep time 45 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For broccoli chicken and rice casserole

  • 3 lg
    chicken breast or other pieces
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 4 c
    water or enough to cover chicken
  • 1 c
    rice, long grain
  • 2 tsp
    butter
  • 1 pkg
    frozen chopped broccoli, thawed 10 ounce
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup, 10 3/4 oz
  • 2 1/4 c
    broth from boiled chicken
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 c
    velveeta cheese
  • 1/4 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded

How To Make broccoli chicken and rice casserole

  • 1
    Cover chicken with water, Add salt and pepper. Boil until done about 45 minutes. Debone and coarsley chop; set aside. Reserve broth.
  • 2
    COOK RICE: Bring 2 1/4 cups chicken broth, 1 teaspoon salt and 2 tsp butter to boil. Add 1 cup rice. Cover; reduce heat. Cook for 13-15 minutes.
  • 3
    Add soup and Velveeta to rice. Mix well. Add broccoli and chicken to rice mixture. Stir well. Add a little broth,if needed.
  • 4
    Pour mixture into buttered or sprayed casserole dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes until bubbly. Remove from oven and sprinkle 1/4 cup shredded cheese over top.

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