Chicken Broccoli Casserole with French Fried Onions
Our Chicken Broccoli Casserole with Fried Onions has tender broccoli and savory chicken, and the fried onions on top make it taste like fried chicken!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
- 1 cup uncooked brown rice, cooked according to instructions
- 1 head of broccoli, cooked and drained
- 1/2 teaspoon salt, for the cooked broccoli
- 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (2-3 breasts)
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 10.75 ounces (1 can) condensed cream of chicken soup
- 1 cup milk, approximately 3/4 of the soup can
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1 cup French fried onions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 7" x 11" baking dish or cast iron skillet.
Cook the brown rice as directed on the package. *We used minute brown rice.
Cook and drain the broccoli, then sprinkle the salt evenly over it.
Cut the chicken into pieces. In a sauce pan over medium heat, brown and cook the chicken in the olive oil. Remove chicken from pan and set aside.
In the same saucepan, combine the cream of chicken soup, milk, and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until smooth and bubbly.
Spread the brown rice evenly in the bottom of the prepared baking dish or cast iron skillet. Layer the broccoli, then the chicken pieces. Pour the cream of chicken soup mixture evenly over everything.
Bake in a preheated oven for 25 minutes.
Sprinkle the French fried onions evenly on top and bake an additional 10-15 minutes (40-45 minutes total), or until the French fried onions are golden brown and crispy.
Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 768mg | Potassium: 763mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 810IU | Vitamin C: 91.3mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 2.1mg