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One pot Chicken Broccoli Rice

What's not to love about this stovetop Chicken Broccoli Rice casserole. This is a super simple and easy to make dinner recipe, that is even kids approved.
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chicken Broccoli Rice
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 468kcal
Author Subhasmita

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cup long grain white rice
  • 500 grams Boneless Chicken Breast Cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 2 medium Broccoli heads
  • 2 tablespoon Butter
  • 2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1 small Onion Chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic Chopped
  • 3 cups Chicken Stock
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 teaspoon Italian Seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Cut broccoli into florets. Add the florets to a pot of boiling water for 30 seconds, remove and put it in a bowl of ice cold water. Drain and keep aside.

For Creamy Chicken Broccoli Rice

  • In a dutch oven melt butter and oil. Once hot add chopped onion and garlic. Saute for a minute. The onion should soften and garlic should be aromatic.
  • Add Chicken breast, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Cook Chicken breast for 2-3 minutes until it is no longer pink.
  • Add rice and stir it.
  • Add warm chicken stock, milk. Mix well, cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes.
  • When there is no liquid left at the bottom of the pot( tilt slightly to check if any liquid remaining at the bottom), take the pot off the flame. Let it rest for another 10 minutes.
  • Add broccoli florets. Gently mix everything. Sprinkle cheddar cheese, cover for another 5 minutes and let the cheese melt.
  • Serve warm. Enjoy!!

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 332mg | Potassium: 1165mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 1474IU | Vitamin C: 183mg | Calcium: 168mg | Iron: 2mg