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Chicken Divine - Chicken, Rice, and Broccoli Casserole - Recipe

Cheesy, savory, and tasty are all good words to describe this delicious chicken casserole recipe that will always be a favorite for family or friends.
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Chicken Divine - Chicken, Rice, and Broccoli Casserole Recipe
  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Coat inside of the casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Fill a large sauce pan with 6 cups water, chicken bouillon, onion, garlic and bay leaf. Bring to a boil.
  • Add chicken breasts, reduce heat, and cook 15 minutes.
  • Drain and cut into cubes approximately 1/2 inch in size; set aside.
  • Place broccoli in a heat safe container. Pour boiling salt water over broccoli; drain.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, cream soup, lemon juice, and curry powder.
  • Arrange broccoli in bottom of prepared baking dish. Place chicken on top and cover with sauce, cheese, and croutons.
  • Drizzle melted butter over the entire casserole.
  • Bake uncovered 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Serve the casserole over a bed of rice if desired.

TIP: For a quick and easy alternative, purchase a rotisserie chicken; remove the skin; and use the breast, thigh, and leg meat. You can also purchase microwave ready bagged vegetables that reduce the preparation and cooking time for this recipe.
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Container: 3-quart casserole and large sauce pan
Servings: 6
-6 cups water
-2 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules or 2 cubes
-1 bay leaf
-2 tablespoons minced dried onion or 1/2 fresh onion
-2 teaspoons garlic, fresh or dried
-4 chicken breasts, skinless-boneless
-20 ounces broccoli, fresh or frozen
-1 can cream of chicken soup - 10 3/4 oz. can
-1/2 cup mayonnaise
-1 teaspoon lemon juice
-1/2 teaspoon curry powder, optional
-8 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
-1 cup seasoned croutons
-1/4 cup butter, melted
- Rice for 6 servings, optional