“This is one of my "easy casserole" variations. The casserole mainly consists of chicken, broccoli and rice and can be served as a main dish. I've been told that my cooking would make any grandma proud. Hope you enjoy!”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
6-8
YIELD:
1 c
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs chicken breasts
  • 1 lb frozen chopped broccoli
  • 3 cups cooked rice (1 cup uncooked becomes 3 cups cooked)
  • 1 lb of grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 (10 1/2 ounce) cans cream of chicken soup, condensed
  • 8 ounces sleeve Ritz crackers
  • 2 eggs

Directions

  1. Prepare 1 cup of rice according to cooking directions and, if you like, let the broccoli thaw in the meantime. It doesn't need to thaw and I find it comes out greener and fresher if you leave it frozen.
  2. Begin cooking your chicken breasts. I use my Foreman grill but you can use a skillet or even bake it in the oven.
  3. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  4. Chop or pull the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces and put them in a large mixing bowl.
  5. Add the broccoli, cooked rice, cheddar cheese, eggs, condensed soup, and a handful of Ritz cracker crumbs to the chicken and mix.
  6. Place mixture in a deep 9X13 casserole dish and bake at 350°F for 45 minutes.
  7. Remove from the oven and top with remaining Ritz crackers, crushed.
  8. Bake an additional 5 minutes or until the crackers have slightly darkened.

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