Chicken Broccoli Casserole
 
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Recipe type: Casserole
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1.5 lbs raw broccoli (chopped in bite size pieces)
  • 1.5 lbs cooked chicken breast (diced into bite size pieces)
  • 2 cups Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice-whole grain brown (do not heat in microwave first. Just add straight from the bag)
  • 1 cup sour cream (use Plain Greek yogurt for healthier alternative)
  • ¼ cup unsweetened original almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 tsp lemon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
  • 8 oz can sliced water chestnuts, (drained and cut in small pieces)
  • 1 cup shredded Pepper jack cheese
  • 1 cup shredded mild cheddar
  • ⅓ c Panko breadcrumbs
  • ¼ cup Chicken broth (can substitute with water)
Instructions
  1. Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees
  2. Prep Chicken by boiling chicken breast tenderloins in water (about 10-15 minutes)
  3. While Chicken is boiling cut up broccoli florets into small bite size pieces and place in large casserole dish coated with cooking spray
  4. In medium bowl whisk together sour cream, almond milk, and seasonings (garlic salt, garlic powder, lemon pepper, and corn starch)
  5. Once this is blended well stir in diced water chestnuts, ⅔ cup cheddar cheese, and ⅔ cup pepperjack cheese
  6. When chicken is cooked remove from water and cut into bite size pieces
  7. Add chicken pieces to the broccoli in the casserole dish
  8. Add cooked brown rice to the casserole dish as well, and then mix it
  9. all together
  10. Pour Sour cream mixture over the broccoli and chicken and mix so that it is evenly coated through out
  11. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top (1/3 c. cheddar and ⅓ c pepperjack)
  12. Sprinkle the panko breadcrumbs over the cheese to finish it off
  13. Cover with foil and cook in oven at 375 degrees for 30 minutes
  14. Around 30 minutes remove foil and drizzle ¼ cup chicken broth evenly over casserole
  15. Continue to cook for another 20-30 minutes (until broccoli is tender)
  16. Allow to cool, and serve
Recipe by Sugar n' Spice Gals at https://sugar-n-spicegals.com/2019/08/chicken-broccoli-casserole.html