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Chicken, Broccoli, and Rice Casserole

recipes:
  • Family-Friendly
  • Ben’s Beginners
  • Ready Rice
  • 15 - 30 MIN
  • Microwave
  • Chicken
UNCLE BEN
  • Servings
    4
  • Prep
    10m
  • Cook
    10m
  • Total
    20m
  • Hearty

    Hearty

  • Meaty

    Meaty

About This Dish

Use leftover chicken or a rotisserie chicken in this simple, family-friendly casserole. 

Ingredients

  • 1 8.8-oz package UNCLE BEN’S® READY RICE® Long Grain & Wild
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 medium Red Bell Pepper, Chopped
  • 1 cup Chopped Onions
  • 1 cup Chopped Broccoli
  • 1/2 cup Reduced-fat 2% Milk
  • 1 tablespoon Whole-Wheat Flour
  • 4 oz Light Cream Cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon each Salt & Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 cup Chopped Cooked Chicken Breast
  • 1/4 cup Shredded reduced-fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook UNCLE BEN’S® Ready Rice Long Grain & Wild according to directions on the pack.
  2. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, onions and broccoli and cook for 5 minutes or until softened. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Reduce heat to low and in the same skillet add milk and flour. Whisk until flour breaks down and begins to thicken. Should be done in about 1 minute.

  4. Add cream cheese to mixture and cook for 3 minutes or until melted. Stir in salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Mix well.

  5. Add vegetable mixture, chicken, and rice to cheese sauce. Stir until well coated.

  6. Divide mixture evenly into 4 (1-cup) oven safe dishes. Sprinkle each with 1 tablespoon cheddar cheese. Bake at 375°F for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition

Amount per serving (4 total)

Calories: 317
Total Fat: 12g 19%
Saturated Fat: 4g 20%
Trans Fat: 0g
Sodium: 665mg 28%
Carbohydrates: 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber: 3g 11%
Sugars: 7g
Protein: 21g
 
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