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Garlic Cheddar Chicken Bake

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 60 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 4 servings
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This cheesy rice and chicken bake is sure to please any family.

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter, melted
1/2
cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs
1
package (14 oz) chicken tenders (not breaded), cut into bite-size pieces
1
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
2 1/2
cups Progresso™ chicken stock (from 32-oz carton)
2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
Chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix melted butter and bread crumbs until well mixed. Set aside.
  • 2 In baking dish, mix chicken, rice, salt, pepper, garlic powder, chicken stock and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese until well mixed.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.
  • 4 Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese and the bread crumb mixture evenly over rice mixture. Bake about 5 minutes or until crumbs are light golden brown. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix melted butter and bread crumbs until well mixed. Set aside.
  • 2 In baking dish, mix chicken, rice, salt, pepper, garlic powder, chicken stock and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese until well mixed.
  • 3 Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.
  • 4 Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese and the bread crumb mixture evenly over rice mixture. Bake about 5 minutes or until crumbs are light golden brown. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Expert Tips

Don't use instant rice in this recipe, as it will lose its texture when baked.

Serve this delicious main dish with a fresh garden salad or cooked broccoli.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
761.1
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
41.8g
64%
Saturated Fat
14.7g
74%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
118.5mg
40%
Sodium
1792.4mg
75%
Total Carbohydrate
55.5g
18%
Dietary Fiber
1.1g
5%
Sugars
0.5g
Protein
39.1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
1.50%
2%
Calcium
40.90%
41%
Iron
9%
9%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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