Tuesday, April 23, 2013

I cooked... don't laugh!- Easy chicken, brocolli and rice casserole.

I know I've mentioned it before, but I really don't cook. If it doesn't come in a box, bag, or can... I struggle to make it work.

That being said, Drew and I cooked an awesome chicken, brocolli and rice casserole the other night that was easy as can be... as in so easy I didn't even mess it up. It's also a recipe that required little prep, and is perfect for little ones (Fynn went to bed before she could try it, but she'll be having some for lunch tomorrow!) Thus, I had to share.

Here's how to do it:

  • Chicken breast (we used 1 1/2 pounds)
  • Cream of Mushroom Soup-1 can
  • Cream of Chicken Soup-1 can
  • 1 1/2 cups of long grain brown rice (not the instant kind... though I don't know if it would make a difference, this is just what we used)
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 bag (12 oz) frozen brocolli
  • pepper to taste
To prepare:
Mix the two soups, water, rice and (frozen) brocolli together in a large glass baking dish. Place the raw chicken breasts (we cut ours in half first) on top of the mixture. Add pepper to taste. Cover with tin foil.
To cook:
In a 375 degree oven bake the casserole for 1 1/2 hours. Don't stir. Don't mess with... maybe check on every now and then to make sure your house isn't burning down.


That was it. It took us maybe 5 minutes to prepare (mostly because we had Fynn crawling around our ankles slowing us down). Then we just left it while it cooked and ate. It was delicious!


  1. Looks good and super easy, which I love! Think I will have to try it out soon. We love rice in our house!

  2. Sounds yummy and looks super easy which is a big plus in my book!

  3. That's one of my favorite recipes! Okay, not this particular one, but I love chicken with broccoli and rice. Reminds me of my mama's home cookin'. Thanks for the share!


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