Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole

Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole is a copycat version of the classic Cracker Barrel chicken casserole topped with crushed Ritz crackers.
Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole

Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole

By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime

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Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole

I chose to make a copycat version of the Cracker Barrel chicken and broccoli casserole. Once very recently, I was going to order some for takeout and found it had disappeared.

Disappointed, but still wanting a comforting casserole with the crunchy topping, I set out to make it myself.

I served this casserole over rice as it seemed appropriate. With a salad on the side and some dinner rolls, this made a nice rounded out meal.

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Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole

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Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole

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Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole

Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole

Sue Lau
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 201 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 13x9-inch casserole dish

Ingredients
  

  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless chicken breast
  • 8 ounces fresh broccoli chopped
  • 10.5 ounces canned condensed cheddar cheese soup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 ounces Ritz crackers crushed into crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Spray a 13"x9" baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Cut chicken breasts in half lengthwise, into thin cutlets.
  • Slice uncooked chicken cutlets into strips.
  • Stir milk into soup with salt, pepper and garlic.
  • Layer chicken, broccoli, soup mixture, and grated cheese in the casserole dish.
  • Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes.
  • Toss cracker crumbs with melted butter.
  • Remove foil from the casserole dish and sprinkle top of casserole with the buttered crumbs.
  • Bake for another 15 minutes (with no foil) until crumbs are golden.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com

Nutrition

Calories: 201kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 10gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 562mgPotassium: 409mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 562IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 114mgIron: 1mg
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3 responses

  1. My husband will love this! I’ll eat it without the rice to watch my carbs. It sounds wonderful either way.

    • Grated some cauliflower and saute it just a little bit where its still firm but not gone mushy. As long as having both brox and cauli don’t become too many cruciferous veggies for you at once.

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