chicken broccoli rice casserole

Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole

Warm, comforting, and packed with flavor, Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole is a classic dish that’s perfect for family dinners or potluck gatherings. This hearty casserole features tender chicken, nutritious broccoli, and fluffy rice baked in a creamy sauce and topped with melted cheese. With its combination of protein, vegetables, and grains, this casserole is a complete meal in itself and sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike. Let’s dive into the recipe and discover how to make this delicious and satisfying dish!


  • 2 cups cooked chicken, diced or shredded
  • 2 cups cooked rice (white or brown)
  • 2 cups broccoli florets, blanched or steamed
  • 1 can (10.5 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Optional topping: crushed crackers or breadcrumbs


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish and set aside.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked chicken, cooked rice, and blanched or steamed broccoli florets.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together the condensed cream of chicken soup, mayonnaise, sour cream, half of the shredded cheddar cheese, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  4. Pour the creamy mixture over the chicken, rice, and broccoli in the large mixing bowl. Stir until everything is evenly coated with the sauce.
  5. Transfer the mixture to the prepared baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
  6. Sprinkle the remaining shredded cheddar cheese over the top of the casserole.
  7. If desired, sprinkle crushed crackers or breadcrumbs over the cheese layer for added texture.
  8. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until heated through and bubbly.
  9. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and golden brown.
  10. Once done, remove the Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  11. Serve the casserole hot, and enjoy the comforting flavors of this delicious dish!

With its creamy sauce, tender chicken, nutritious broccoli, and fluffy rice, Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole is a satisfying and comforting meal that’s perfect for any occasion. Whether enjoyed as a hearty dinner or as a crowd-pleasing potluck dish, this casserole is sure to be a hit with your family and friends. So gather your ingredients, preheat your oven, and get ready to enjoy the delicious flavors of homemade Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole!

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