Creamy, cheesy, and crunchy on top—this recipe is comfort food incarnate. This Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole is a hearty meal full of rich and savory flavors, with just a little sour cream tang. The broccoli adds some tender garden freshness, and the cheddar adds some notes of sharpness. Plus, it’s so easy to make, so you can have a warming, stick-to-your-ribs meal ready whenever you need to shake off the winter chill. Cheesy Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole is just what you need to perk you up from a long day.
Ingredients• 3 cups chicken breast, cooked and cubed • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets • 3 cups white rice, cooked • 1 (10.5 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup • 1 cup sour cream • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded • 2 sleeves snack crackers, lightly crushed • 1/2 cup butter, melted
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Spray a casserole dish or 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. Set aside.
In a large bowl, toss together the cooked chicken, onion powder, garlic powder, and salt.
Mix in the broccoli, white rice, soup, sour cream, and cheddar cheese.
Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish.
Sprinkle the crushed snack crackers over top of the chicken mixture.
Pour the melted butter over the crackers.
Bake, uncovered, until the casserole is bubbly, about 35-40 minutes. If it starts to brown too quickly, place foil over the top.
Let it cool for 5 minutes before serving.