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Garlic Cheddar Chicken Bake

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4

This cheesy rice and chicken bake is sure to please any family. ...MORE+ LESS-

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

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  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
630
Calories from Fat
240
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
15g
73%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
120mg
40%
Sodium
1400mg
59%
Potassium
100mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1g
3%
Sugars
0g
Protein
45g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
40%
40%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 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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