Thanks!! 4.54 from 13 votes. My son loves this dish, I am very happy and grateful to you for sharing this recipe. Hello, do you cut the chicken up before baking? It's definitely the right temperature, so you might want to recalibrate your oven. How wonderful that your husband preps the meat for you! Thanks so much for your kind note! So easily and quickly, I was able to finish this dish. If you're going to use a different variety of rice I would keep in mind the instructions to make that rice. I love your recipes the chicken bruschetta is amazing also! Thanks for your sharing. Perfect, Takisha! Hi, Christina! DONT USE BROWN RICE! If you use the brown rice, you wouldn't want to add the broccoli until the end of the baking time so that it's not in the oven twice as long as called for. Hope that helps! These changes require zero adjustments to the original measurements. As I had trouble with the rice in the stuffed cabbage rolls recipe (incredibly delicious, as well! I also added a little smoked paprika. Any ideas? Thanks! I also cooked the brown rice ahead as I wanted to make sure it was cooked. Look for frozen cooked long-grain white rice in the freezer section of your grocery store. Hi, Dave! . Could need 2 cans of soup, like similar recipes? Absolutely! I'd use about 2 cups of the diced rotisserie chicken. If so, would I need to thaw first? Right because I always thought you didn't add water to condensed soup but it called for the water so I did as it said do you think it will turn out fine, It will be fine! Thank you, Janet! Mix in the instant rice, cover, and remove from … Servings 4 - 5. Do you think it would change the cooking time if I used chicken broth instead of water? We loved it so much the first time! If you dice the pork chops into bite-sized pieces (like you would do for the chicken), it should probably cook in about the same amount of time. Love, a full-time working toddler Mama xoxo. The rest of the instructions remain the same! Enjoy! I reccomend adding a little bit of cheese whiz or cream cheese, makes it EVEN better! Hi Blair! Slowly beat sour cream and Cheddar cheese into sauce mixture with whisk. Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole Ingredients. That's so great!!! I'm so glad that you enjoy the recipes. Thank you! The difference with brown rice, though, is the cooking time. I do think the recipe needs just a little more liquid. Cook and stir until the cheese sauce is melted. Thanks, Krystal! Since white cooks so fast I was leaning on making it with brown. Thank you for this yummy recipe. I used brown rice, cooked for 1h15m in oven, turned out great. A delicious, easy, healthy and comforting casserole made with chicken, broccoli and rice. Brown rice can take anywhere from 75-90 minutes to bake in the oven. Best of all, you only have to spend about 5 minutes dumping the ingredients into your pan. This recipe made it to “moms regular rotation!” (Weeknight meals just got easier, bless you! The added ingredients of corn, tomatoes and red peppers take this casserole from simple to great and WOW!. Hi, Liz! No chicken? How would you adjust the cooking time if you 4 times the recipe and made it in a big pan? Words can’t describe. I’m thinking of swapping that in for the Cream of Chicken Soup and water. This was very tasty! I used thawed chicken breast from m and m, the chicken soup called for, rice and I put frozen peas and broccoli in. Yes, it should. You'll be able to tell if it's done by checking to see if the rice is tender. Beat with whisk. Did you end up trying it with fresh broccoli? It was great! It turned out DIVINE. It was so delicious. Yes, I've heard that other folks have done that (or enjoyed leftovers), but personally I think the quality is definitely best if you enjoy it right after it comes out of the oven. Add rice to bowl. Hi, Angelina! Thanks for your sharing. It was delicious! . This recipe calls for the exact same ingredients that I use in the casserole I make at home however I pre cook my rice and chicken and broccoli before baking it. Then, open up the can of cream of chicken soup and pour it into the bottom of the 9 x 13 baking dish along with the water, rice, broccoli, and onion powder. Season it all with salt and pepper, give it a stir, and cover the dish tightly with foil. Every week, at least one of our meals (if not 2 or 3 or 4....) come from your website. Add half the milk, stirring as you go, and once incorporated into the flour add the rest of the milk … Home » What We're Eating » Dump-and-Bake Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole, Lasted edited October 18, 2020. I know I did cook it a little too long, but any other ideas to keep it moist? Beat remaining Parmesan cheese into milk mixture. I had to modify the recipe, as I didn't have the soup on hand, so I used about a cup of sour cream whisked into a can of chicken broth. The brown rice should work I used wild/black rice and its freakin awesome! Today’s my lucky day, Dump-and-Bake Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole is great, just follow the instructions and everything is easy, I like it. Hope that helps! It might cook a bit faster than the frozen broccoli, so it will be very soft at the end (but that's fine if you don't mind very soft broccoli). I made this last night and split it into two dishes. Or else you will have a big pan of blah tasting rice. So glad that you found it. One of my favorite Dump-and-Bake Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole, nice to see your recipe, easy to follow, will cook this for family this weekend. Can I make this recipiefor eight to ten people? It’s a casserole dish you can serve your family at dinnertime or even when you are trying to impress guests. The changes are due to the fact that we have an elderly relative residing with us, so I must cook as 'healthy' as possible. I try to do my best, but it's difficult at times. You may have to adjust the cooking time, though, because I imagine the orzo may cook faster than the rice. Assemble the casserole: Add the cooked rice, broccoli, uncooked chicken, 1/2 cup of grated cheddar cheese, and mushroom sauce into a 9×13 inch (23×33 cm) casserole dish and mix together. This was absolutely delicious. Hey, Jacalyn! I have never combined eggs with broccoli I read all of the comments and was a bit nervous. Use hashtag #theseasonedmom. Can you use coconut milk instead of soup? LESS-, © 2020 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved. The only thing I did differently was use chicken broth instead of water, and I also added poultry seasoning, Thanks for the recipe! Awesome! I will say that yes, it is very easy to put together, hence my interest in making it. Blair I gound your Dump Chicken Rice Casserole recipe, making for dinner tonight. Betty Crocker™ No-Bake Cookie Dough Bites, Betty Crocker™ Dessert Decorating & Specialty Products, Skinny Slow-Cooker New Orleans-Style Stuffed Peppers. Do you think it would turn out ok? Those first few months (or years) are SO tough, so it makes me really happy to know that my quick recipes will come in handy at your house. This sounds like just the recipe I’ve been looking for, except that I wanted to add velveeta (cut up into cubes). I added onion and garlic powder and it helped bring out the flavor of the chicken. Continue to cook and stir 1 minute. What do you think? Love the ease of the recipe. Would I have to adjust the amount or cooking time? It was the perfect base and just the inspiration that I needed. Thx. It was delicious! Looks delicious ??? The only oven I have is a toaster oven. My husband and I loved it so much - it's officially going to make it into our weekly meal rotation! Hi, Sofia! What adjustments would be needed? I'm trying to learn how to eat healthy & if this turns out the way I expect I want more recipes. Super simple, fresh, and easy! Added 1 cup of shredded cheese to the casserole too. When I mixed everything together prior to cooking, no visible liquid was left, so I am wondering if perhaps at least 2 total cups of liquid is needed, which is the amount required on the bag of rice. With my Husband working 12's and a picky 5 year-old, this one dish meal fills up a hungry tummy, and brings comfort food to a whole new level - thank you, Blair! Add onion; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent. No fuss and so fast to get in the oven. Just keep an eye on it! . Hey all! Made it last night and am enjoying leftovers for lunch. I found that some of the rice was still a little tough. So glad that you enjoyed the dinner. Yes, you can double the rice, but you'll also need to double the chicken soup and water. How did you like it? We will add this dish to our dinner rotation. How does it taste? RUINS THE DISH! That's not what you want to use for this recipe. Just make sure that you still use the same amount of liquid, so don't cut out the water entirely. The only saving grace for this recipe is the cheddar cheese. Hey there!! Made this tonight!! Please try again. I love it so much. To substitute about 1 lb shredded rotisserie chicken for the raw chicken: Melt the butter, then add the flour directly to the butter to create the roux. Required fields are marked *. Stir the broccoli in the skillet and cook until tender-crisp, stirring occasionally. Thank you:), Hi, Lena! . Hoping to use up the rotisserie chicken! Thanks for sharing it with others, too! I use all the same ingredients, pre cooking the items, however I do not add any water making it this way. I'd say if you're going to make this recipe, season the chicken before mixing it with the rest of the ingredients and add some additional seasonings. Hey, Daisy! This didn't work out for me! You need that extra water to cook the rice because the rice absorbs the water as it bakes in the oven. This sounds like a great recipe. It has about the same length of cooking time as long grain white rice, so that should be an equal substitute. The cream of mushroom should work well! As a mom to a 3 months old and a toddler meals that I can just throw in the oven are my favorite!! Just though I'd chime in. Hope that helps! . Thanks for sharing those details so that others can try it, too! Have also made with velveeta instead of regular cheese, and have sprinkled crushed ritz crackers on top. Yes, I think that should work too, Ashley! This easy and delicious Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole is going to become a staple in your home, comfort food at its greatest.. The rotisserie chicken will definitely work well in this dish. Another reader just used the brown rice and had great luck with the recipe after 1 hour, 15 minutes. Add some salt, bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to a low simmer and cook the chicken until tender, about 45 minutes. I am thinking of using this recipe and adjusting the anount by 20 times original recipe. I used cream of celery soup and also added a large diced zucchini for extra vegetables and it was great in there! This is delicious! ; Onion-Use a yellow or white onion. Thanks, Krystal! My oven temperature is accurate, so maybe 375 was too low and I should have tried a higher temperature. Hello , I've made it twice already, and I even just made a double batch, freezing one for later! REALLY enjoyed (he begged for more lol)! Hi I forgot to ask if I can use fresh broccoli instead of frozen in this meal thx, How long should I keep in the oven if I use brown instant rice. Basmati has about the same cooking time as long grain white rice, so you should be fine with that swap! Thank you Blair for a wonderful recipe. Then mix all the first 8 ingredients in a mixing bowl. But I did bake it an extra 20 minutes and the rice was still hard. Have you tried this recipe with brown rice? Rice-I use a wild rice blend, but you can use white rice or brown rice.Quinoa would also be good. Thanks for letting me know! Your changes sound delicious, Chelsea! This recipe Did not work out! Dump-and-bake is definitely the way to cook when there's a newborn in the mix! . Thank you! Rice is still hard. , I haven't tried this particular recipe with brown rice, but I've made similar dishes with brown rice that worked fine. What about swapping the rice for quinoa? I noticed also the liquid was not bubbling at all. We have made this casserole several times and obviously enjoy it. I didn’t see where it said long grain rice. I've recommended it others several times. It was completely flavorless. Fantastic!! Hmmm...I don't know, since I haven't actually tried them myself. I also used fresh broccoli and added a few seasoning to the chicken after cutting it. Your share is very awesome. Thanks you! Our changes: We prefer cutting up thighs, the dark meat doesn’t dry out like breast or tenders did the first time. Hope that helps! I made this recipe and added carrots for color onion and cauliflower. If it's still hard, just re-cover and stick it back in the oven. I made this tonight. Having awesome readers send me their favorite dump-and-bake dinner recipes! . I was super nervous when stirring all the raw ingredients together and hoping I hadn't just made another Bad Life Choice when it came to cooking - so pleased at the end result and what a break to have the hour playing with the kids instead if standing at the stove! Sounds perfect, Michelle! . Add onion; cook 3 … Follow The Seasoned Mom on Instagram and show us what you're making! . Will let u know!! Butter-If you prefer olive oil over butter, feel free to swap. I was skeptical that the rice wouldn't be done because there didn't seem to be enough liquid but it came out perfect! Thank you so much for letting me know, Steve!!! Hi, Kim! First, the condensed soup has a much thicker consistency, so you'd want to omit the water in the recipe if you're using coconut milk (and maybe use more coconut milk than just the soup called for). It baked perfect. Add the broccoli and chicken … Quinoa usually cooks in about the same amount of time as white rice, but it might not be exact. Thanks again! The quick-cooking rice is parboiled, so it won't absorb as much liquid as the long grain rice. I did make a few additions (a few cloves of garlic and half a yellow onion) and I substituted the white rice for wild rice and it was FANTASTIC. Hi, Allison! Your family will beg for this easy recipe for dinner. I don't think it will be inedible if it's frozen first, but I do think it's best if you can stir it together just before it goes in the oven. I haven't tried freezing it myself, but I imagine it should work fine! Everyone in the family likes it, it makes me happy. Your email address will not be published. My daughter (age 20) and I are cooking dinner for 80 people living at the homeless shelter. If you prefer more "sauce" in the casserole, you can add extra broth or you can add another can of condensed soup. Pour the broccoli mixture into an 11x8x2-inch baking dish. But other than that, there's not much to love. Mine came out dry. Stir the broccoli in the skillet and cook until it's tender-crisp, stirring occasionally. Hello i was wondering if i could use broccoli and cheese soup instead of the the cream of chicken soup its what i have available. My husband and I Really enjoyed it. Just finished making this and it was amazing! I would worry that freezing and re-heating the dish after it's baked might dry it out a bit. Take twice the time to cook and over cooks broccoli into a mushy mess. I did it with fresh broccoli, boneless/skinless thighs, and no cheese. I also used fresh broccoli instead of frozen - so I added that in when there was about 25 minutes left to bake. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Thanks for the help! I think so, but I haven't tried it myself. One of my sons won't eat rice. I made it according to your recipe and the taste is great! We’ve also thrown in left over rotisserie chicken. The recipe is quite simple and easy to prepare, added to the menu for this weekend. Dishes like this tend to become dry as they sit. Cook as directed on package, and use for the cooked white rice in this recipe. In a greased 13x9 baking dish, stir together diced chicken, cooked rice, broccoli, condensed soup, sour cream, and 1 cup of the shredded cheddar cheese. Hi, Jessie! One can of soup is equal to about 1.25 cups. The cooking time will also be different, since the 5-minute rice will cook much faster than the long grain rice in the oven. It can be made ahead of time and produces awesome leftovers. Don’t really feel like steaming it first. So glad that you liked it! Hello everybody! Whisk together until completely combined. RIFF: Try ground beef in place of the chicken. I’ve never thought it easy like this. I'm so glad that you both enjoyed it, Caryn! Wonderful, Amy! I have never seen this dish before. Would it work in the slow cooker? Thanks for letting us know! And would I need to adjust the cooking time or temperature? Should you bake it first? That's it! Season with about ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Let me know if you give it a try! could you use chicken that was cooked in this recipe? I'd like to receive the free email course. I made it for my family and they was really good, they said. First of all, congrats on becoming a mom! Im also concerned that I cannot pre shred the chicken. Thank you. . For that recipe, I used brown rice (because it has a longer cooking time, and therefore won't be overcooked by the time the chicken is done). It was my first successful attempt at baking rice in the oven. Hi, Kim! I doudbled this and after an hour it still was not done. Cutting the cooking time down might accommodate for that. It’s made with juicy, tender chicken, tender crisp broccoli and textural rice enveloped in a luscious, creamy, cheese sauce all topped with golden crispy panko. That's the only way I've tested it, so I have no idea how it would turn out if you cooked at 450 or 500. The flavors of everything were wonderful - just couldn't cook it any longer or the chicken and broccoli would've been mush. If desired, sprinkle the top of the casserole with grated cheese and return to the oven for a few more minutes, just until the cheese is melted. Hi, Ryan! This Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole includes homemade condensed or Campbell’s Soup, flavorful rice cooked in chicken broth, and a buttery, crunchy Ritz topping. That's a major WIN! , Great recipe! Add chicken, broccoli, and rice, mix well. Hi, Shannon! 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