No fuss and so fast to get in the oven. I added some garlic powder and onion powder in as well. Also I do 1 or 2 cups of the cheddar cheese. This looks delicious but I was thinking of swapping the rice for quinoa as I usually do for stir fry to make it healthier. I'm so glad that you enjoy the recipes. My oven temperature is accurate, so maybe 375 was too low and I should have tried a higher temperature. Since white cooks so fast I was leaning on making it with brown. I followed this recipe exactly and the rice did NOT cook. , I haven't tried this particular recipe with brown rice, but I've made similar dishes with brown rice that worked fine. Instructions Place a rack in the center of your oven and preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Lightly grease a deep 9-inch-square baking dish or similar 2 ½-quart casserole dish. Super dry. You shouldn't need to adjust the cooking time or temp at all. 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. Otherwise made as directed and am so pleased with this casserole. Yes, brown rice requires about twice as much baking time as white rice. The frozen broccoli idea is genius for the additional moisture factor. If you try the cauliflower rice, it will not absorb liquid or release thickening starches like the regular rice does, so the consistency of the casserole will be different. Required fields are marked *. I love to cook and I'm always looking for new recipes for my menu, which makes me always interested in my work. It has about the same length of cooking time as long grain white rice, so that should be an equal substitute. I love your recipes the chicken bruschetta is amazing also! This chicken and broccoli casserole is my 13-year-old son's favorite dish and the one he requests for every one of his birthdays. One can of soup is equal to about 1.25 cups. Also, I would use thin-cut (or small) chicken breasts in order to cook them through in a reasonable amount of time. Thank you for sharing. Yum! Excellent! I found that some of the rice was still a little tough. That's it! Yes, the recipe calls for boneless, skinless chicken breasts (or tenders) that are diced (just cut it up in bite-sized pieces). So easily and quickly, I was able to finish this dish. i made this for my finicky boyfriend last night! I'm so happy that you're able to take advantage of the easy recipes! However, I added garlic powder, onion powder and a dash of paprika. The whole family loved it! It was not dry. You can also look at this recipe, which is similar but without the rice: https://www.theseasonedmom.com/chicken-broccoli-casserole/ For that recipe, you can omit the stuffing on top if you don't want to use it. Over cooked chicken & mushy rice! I also needed to an extra 1/2 cup water and cook for an extra 10 minutes for the rice to be tender. I've used instant WHITE rice in other recipes (like this one https://www.theseasonedmom.com/dump-bake-aloha-chicken-rice/ ), and in that recipe I baked the dish at 425 degrees F for about 30 minutes. I can't give you a specific amount to use since I haven't tested it with Minute Rice, but feel free to "guess" if you like. I used thawed chicken breast from m and m, the chicken soup called for, rice and I put frozen peas and broccoli in. Have you tried this recipe with brown rice? So i doubled my recipe after the hour my rice is still raw. I'm glad that you're enjoying the recipes. While the oven is heating, heat the butter in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. We love comfort food and easy meals. We loved it so much the first time! I don't know exactly, because I haven't tested it this way. This will become a staple in my house hold . It's probably too late since you're already making the recipe, but the 5-minute rice is different than the long grain. Enjoy! If you add uncooked rice, you have to follow the recipe for the brand of rice on top of this recipe. It only goes up to 450 but if I set it to broil it will be 500. I really like my broccoli cooked more than the average person and I'm unsure if it will get to the point i like. Still didn't help much. If you want even more dump-and-bake ideas, you can check out other similar recipes on the blog here: https://www.theseasonedmom.com/?s=dump. It's very versatile and after reading through the comments look forward to trying with carrots/green beans and maybe a sprinkle of garlic and onion powder (I love fresh sauted but want to keep it a dump and bake). Thank you for your easy idea. I was wondering if you could use a can of cream of cheddar instead of the cream of chicken? I hope that you enjoyed it! What adjustments would be needed? I cooked everything seperatly combined with the cream of mushroom and cream of chicken then cooked for 30 minutes, Hi, Margaret Mary! Hi, Shannon! This was always one of our favorite dishes growing up. I'd like to receive the free email course. I'm so glad that you enjoyed it. Icooked for 30 minutes at 375* and it was perfect! Thank you. I love that this recipe is so easy and versatile, but so delicious! Hope that helps! Hi, Jenn! © 2017–2021 The Seasoned Mom     About     Privacy. , I have tons of dump-and-bake recipes like this, so feel free to search through the archives and put your 11-year-old to work! But the only thing I don't have is cream of chicken soup. 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! Hi, Ryan! Hi, Jessie! Turned out perfect! With just 5 ingredients and about 5 minutes of prep, this Dump-and-Bake Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole is an easy dinner that cooks in one dish! Words can’t describe. Your email address will not be published. I agree with Jennie, onion and garlic powder, I didn't want the cheese, so I toasted some breadcrumbs and put the casserole back in the oven for 5 minutes. Yes, I could have added more in the beginning, but I was trying to make it per the actual recipe. Step 3 Bake for 45 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the rice … This sounds like just the recipe I’ve been looking for, except that I wanted to add velveeta (cut up into cubes). Make the recipe up until baking. Everyone in the family likes it, it makes me happy. I'm so glad that it was a hit! Prepare the broccoli casserole in a dish that can go in both the oven and the freezer. Our changes: We prefer cutting up thighs, the dark meat doesn’t dry out like breast or tenders did the first time. Yep, I think that would work well! I used a little too much chicken and accidentally put a can of cheddar soup instead of the cream of chicken, So I added a little extra rice and broccoli and added the cream of chicken soup and a little extra water and it came out great. If you prefer more "sauce" in the casserole, you can add extra broth or you can add another can of condensed soup. Snap a pic and hashtag it #IHeartNaptime — We love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! It has the same cooking time and method as long grain white rice (generally speaking), so it should be an equal swap here. Thanks! Hey all! Thank you! : My husband is so kind he vacuum packs my meat so all I do is put in on the stove too boil slowly for the day bc I am disabled and can only use 1 hand. Thanks, Krystal! Glad to have you :). , Hello Blair I'm trying this dish tonight and I'm worried that its not going to turn out. 1 can of cheddar cheese soup. . Welcome to the blog! 10/10. In a large bowl, add cooked cauliflower rice, broccoli, chicken, eggs, mozzarella cheese, salt, garlic powder, onion powder and butter. Wonderful! It was my first successful attempt at baking rice in the oven. Can I use fresh broccoli? I can’t wait to try this recipe, sounds and looks so yummy, anxious to see more of your recipes through out your website, I’ve just gotten started… I’m a excited new subscriber? Everybody got seconds which doesn't happen often. I made this with 5 min-instant brown rice, a 12 oz box of GF cream of mushroom soup, 3/4 c chicken broth and 1/4 c water, 10 oz frozen broccoli (thawed), 2c chopped rotisserie chicken and topped with Colby Jack cheese. Hi, Vania! So glad that you enjoyed the dinner. REALLY enjoyed (he begged for more lol)! Basmati has about the same cooking time as long grain white rice, so you should be fine with that swap! It will be a regular on the menu . The recipe calls for long grain white rice. Maybe I should add something to thicken it up? This didn't work out for me! Hoping to use up the rotisserie chicken! If you baked the rice at 375 for an hour, there's no way that it shouldn't be bubbling. Will definitely make again! How to Make Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole. If so do you think the cooking time would be the same? Hi, Chandra! I added 1cup of water instead of the 3/4 that it called for. Mix everything together until it is well combined. If you're going to use a different variety of rice I would keep in mind the instructions to make that rice. Sry if the question was already asked! Stir in uncooked rice, uncooked chicken, and frozen broccoli. Would it work in the slow cooker? Not only does it taste delicious, but Rachel's Dump-and-Bake Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole could not be easier! Used quick cooking brown rice , added mushrooms because I had some to use up, used chicken broth in place of the water, used fresh broccoli instead of frozen, and mixed some shredded cheese in. Thanks for sharing! I'll have to try the carrots next time! Stir until slightly thickened (about 2 minutes). The chicken and rice did cook well, but again, because of it being under seasoned, the whole flavor profile was off. This Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole could be your new favorite one-pan meal that is quick, healthy and tasty. It was great with cream of mushroom! Thanks for sharing! Added a little more water and put back in the oven .. wish I had checked it before I started to eat. . Now I’m a huge fan! I've never tried it myself, but I think the quinoa would probably work well. You may have to adjust the cooking time, though, because I imagine the orzo may cook faster than the rice. Hmmm...I don't know, since I haven't actually tried them myself. I also used fresh broccoli instead of frozen - so I added that in when there was about 25 minutes left to bake. Hi, Melanie! . Sign up for my exclusive emails and get this free guide! Your share is very awesome. I made this tonight and it definitely needs more liquid. How did you like it? Do you think the rice would get too mushy in that time? Home » What We're Eating » Dump-and-Bake Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole, Lasted edited October 18, 2020. Thanks, Gina! Enjoy! Using Rotisserie Chicken. Use less rice and more vegetables (carrots, mushrooms and/or bell peppers would be great). Yes, you can absolutely use cooked chicken in this recipe. The liquid would stay the same for the brown rice, but it would require an even longer cooking time (probably about 75 minutes). Followed you before I became a Mom, but now as a first time mom I loved that this recipe took only 5 minutes to put together and I had something hot ready to eat and serve while our little 1 month old was in his bassinet. It typically requires longer to cook through. Do you think it would change the cooking time if I used chicken broth instead of water? Thanks for another amazing recipe. Thanks!!! . And while many casserole recipes call for cans of cream of something … Enjoy. Thanks, Jennie! She is also the author of the I Heart Naptime Cookbook. Please try again. I don’t know about you, but I’m always on the hunt for quick and easy meals my whole family will eat. 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. You will not need to adjust the cooking time too much because you still need that rice to have plenty of time to cook through. Dishes like this tend to become dry as they sit. The only saving grace for this recipe is the cheddar cheese. My husband and I loved it so much - it's officially going to make it into our weekly meal rotation! That's so great!!! Hi Blair! I used brown rice, cooked for 1h15m in oven, turned out great. It does get easier! I'm not sure what else to suggest, because it should work as long as you give the rice enough time to bake. Melt 4 Tablespoons butter in a pan over low heat. As advertised! I knew this existed. Hope that helps, and enjoy! Very simple and fast, I finished it last night, it's delicious and nutritious. The rice was perfect and it was all so yummy, highly recommend! Then slowly whisk in the chicken broth. , Thanks!! Is this going to be ok since it is parboiled? Yes, I think the Velveeta cubes would be a delicious addition! Hello, do you cut the chicken up before baking? Sprinkle the remaining cheese over top. Thank you. You start by whisking together a can of Cream of Chicken Soup with some water in your dish. Fantastic!! It baked perfect. But I did bake it an extra 20 minutes and the rice was still hard. Enjoy! 45 min was too long. Your changes sound delicious, Chelsea! This chicken broccoli casserole is a staple dish at our house! I haven't tried it with orzo, but it should work! Thanks for your sharing. I doubled the recipe, used almost thawed chicken breast, and substituted cream of mushroom for the cream of chicken because that is what is what I had on hand. Super delish and i was able to do other chores while it cooked! . It was the perfect base and just the inspiration that I needed. . Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Preheat large dutch oven on medium-high heat and swirl oil to coat. Let sit 5 minutes before serving. The Uncle Bens Original says its parboiled long grain white rice. Can you use coconut milk instead of soup? It was still a bit bland. . Add half the milk, stirring as you go, and once incorporated into the flour add the rest of the milk … We must be really bored! My family loved it! I had to throw the whole thing away. , NEW FAVOURITE DINNER! I added some onion and garlic powder for taste. I admit, growing up I wasn’t a huge fan of broccoli, but over the years I’ve come to love it. Is it the same cooking time when you double the rice or do you add more? Hi! I have never combined eggs with broccoli Making this tonight with brown rice and fresh broccoli! I do not recommend this recipe. That's a wonderful gift, Heidi! , Great recipe! 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. 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. Hope to enjoy the best Dump-and-Bake Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole with my family. Then place the chopped broccoli on top of the rice. Sprinkle the chicken with the paprika. I'm not sure! First of all, I am blown away by how much chatter this recipe is prompting! 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