This casserole is packed with all of your favorite flavors – chicken, broccoli, rice, and cheese. It’s an easy, one-dish meal that the whole family will love. Plus, it’s perfect for those busy weeknights when you don’t have a lot of time to cook. So go ahead and give it a try!

Broccoli Rice Chicken and Cheese Casserole Recipe


  • 1lb.Shredded chicken
  • 2C.Instant Rice
  • 2C.Chicken broth
  • 1Can Cream of onion soup
  • 1Can Cream of chicken soup
  • ¼C.Butter unsalted
  • 8oz.Velveeta cheese food
  • ½C.Heavy whipping cream
  • ¼C.Milk
  • 1Bag frozen broccoli
  • Panko bread crumbs, optional

How To Make Broccoli Rice Chicken and Cheese Casserole Recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Cook the broccoli as directed in the microwave and drain.
  3. Place the 2 cups of chicken broth in a saucepan on the stove over high heat and bring to a boil.
  4. Add the rice to the boiling chicken broth, remove from the heat, cover and let sit for 5 minutes.
  5. Stir the butter and velveeta into the cooked rice in the saucepan.
  6. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken and cooked broccoli.
  7. Add the cheesy rice mixture to the mixing bowl.
  8. Place the two cans of soup, milk and heavy whipping cream into the mixing bowl. Stir everything together completely.
  9. Layer the mixture into a well-greased 9×13 baking dish.
  10. Top with panko bread crumbs if desired.
  11. Bake for 25-30 minutes until browned and bubbling.

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Last Update: November 29, 2023