Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice Casserole


I made this chicken and broccoli casserole for my wife and two young boys and they just loved it. It was very flavorful and creamy.

Cheesy Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice Casserole
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
6 servings


  • 1 ½ cups water

  • 1 ½ cups uncooked instant rice

  • 2 large cooked chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes

  • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets

  • 2 (10.5 ounce) cans condensed cream of broccoli soup

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon Italian-seasoned bread crumbs

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 (8 ounce) package shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan. Add rice, stir, cover, and remove from the heat. Let sit until water is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.

  3. Transfer rice to a casserole dish and mix with chicken and broccoli.

  4. Combine condensed soup, milk, bread crumbs, garlic powder, and pepper in a mixing bowl; mix until well combined. Add to the casserole dish along with 1/2 of the Cheddar cheese; mix to combine. Sprinkle remaining Cheddar over top.

  5. Bake, uncovered, in the preheated oven until heated through and bubbly, about 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

450 Calories
19g Fat
36g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 450
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 10g 49%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 930mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 46mg 229%
Calcium 374mg 29%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 413mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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