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Chicken broccoli rice casserole on a plate with a spoon

Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 371kcal
This easy and delicious Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole recipe has chicken, broccoli and rice along with corn, red peppers and tomatoes all smothered in a creamy sauce and topped with cheese.

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups rice uncooked
  • ½ small onion finely chopped
  • 1 pound chicken breast or thighs
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 10 ounce can cream of chicken soup
  • cup sour cream
  • ½ cup tomatoes cubed
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • cup red pepper cubed
  • 8 oz cheese grated
  • 1 cup corn
  • 1 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper or to taste
  • 3 tablespoons breadcrumbs

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Cook rice according to package instructions, cook 5 minutes less than the specified time.
  • Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces. Sauté chicken with onion and butter until chicken is fully cooked, stirring as needed. Lightly season with salt and pepper.
  • In a small bowl, combine cream of chicken soup, sour cream, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Mix.
  • Add the cooked rice, chicken, soup mixture, broccoli florets, tomatoes, red pepper and 1/3 of the grated cheese to a casserole dish. Mix well to combine. Add remaining cheese over top of casserole. Sprinkle bread crumbs over cheese.
  • Cover casserole with foil, bake 20 minutes. Remove foil, bake another 15-20 minutes until ingredients bubble and cheese melts and is golden in color.

Nutrition

Calories: 371kcal