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Ritz™ Cracker Chicken Casserole

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 13
  • Servings 6

This all-in-one comforting chicken and rice dinner is made special with a delicious, buttery cracker topping. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter
3
cups small fresh broccoli florets (from 12-oz package)
1/2
cup chopped onion
1
tablespoon finely chopped garlic
1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard
1
container (8 oz) chive & onion cream cheese spread
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups chopped deli rotisserie chicken
1
package (10 oz) frozen white rice, cooked as directed on package (about 1 1/2 cups)
2
cups coarsely crushed Ritz™ crackers (about 34 crackers)
Chopped fresh chives, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium heat. Add broccoli and onion; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in garlic; cook 30 to 60 seconds or until garlic is fragrant.
  • 3
    Stir in chicken broth, mustard, cream cheese spread, salt and pepper. Cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until mixture is smooth. Stir in chicken and rice; transfer to baking dish.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave remaining 2 tablespoons butter uncovered on High 20 to 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in crackers; sprinkle on top of casserole. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly around edges and heated through. Garnish with chives.

Expert Tips

  • Frozen rice is a quick and easy way to make cooked rice, but any leftover cooked white rice will also work in this recipe.
  • Feel free to adjust the amount of Dijon mustard to your liking.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
260
% Daily Value
Total Fat
29g
45%
Saturated Fat
14g
69%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
95mg
31%
Sodium
1530mg
64%
Potassium
360mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
63g
21%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
5g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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