Cheesy Chicken And Broccoli Casserole


Cheesy Chicken And Broccoli Casserole

Cheesy Chicken And Broccoli Casserole
PREP TIME: 20min COOK TIME: 20min
Serves 6

  • 530
  • 45g
  • 680mg
  • 13g
    Sat. Fat
  • 7g
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Ingredients Ingredients


4 cups leftover cooked, shreddedPERDUE® Fresh Whole Chicken with Giblets

2 tbsp.unsalted butter

2 tbsp.all-purpose flour

2 cupsmilk

1 tbsp.dry mustard

1/2 tsp.salt

1/4 pepper

2 cupssharp cheddar cheese, shredded

3 tbsp.cream cheese

2 cupscooked white rice

2 boxes(10-ounce) frozen broccoli florets, thawed and drained well

1 cupcrushed butter crackers or potato chips

Step 1

Step 1


Preheat oven to 400°F. Shred leftover chicken into bite-sized pieces.

tip TIP

TIP: Start with a PERDUE® OVEN READY Whole Seasoned Roaster Bone-In Breast (3 lb.) for an easy source of leftovers.

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Step 2


In a medium saucepan, melt the butter. Add the flour and cook for 1 minute. Whisk in the milk, dry mustard, salt and pepper. Continue whisking until the milk mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in the cheddar cheese and cream cheese until melted.

Step 3

Step 3


In a large bowl, combine the rice, broccoli florets, chicken and cheese sauce.

tip TIP

TIP: Be sure to thaw and dry your frozen broccoli well to keep your cheese sauce thick and creamy while the casserole bakes.

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Step 4


Spray a 9” by 13” baking dish with cooking spray. Pour the chicken mixture into the baking dish. Top with crushed butter crackers or potato chips. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown on top. For a crispier finish, turn the oven up to broil for the last 5 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Ta Da Ta Da

Cheesy Chicken And Broccoli Casserole

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Rated 5/5 based on 11 customer reviews
Each bite melts in your mouth with this cheesy chicken and broccoli casserole recipe. It’s quick, easy and delicious. Serves 6

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