One-Pot Cheesy Chicken, Rice and Broccoli

Even those who are members of the “I don’t like broccoli” crowd will find themselves asking for seconds of this irresistible chicken and broccoli recipe; no one can say no to the cheesy, chicken and rice combo. And with just 10 minutes of prep time, this dinner is ready on the double.

Servings: 4 yield(s)
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 50 mins
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces (20 oz)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
  • 2 1/2 cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper (1 large)
  • 2 1/2 cup broccoli florets, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 2 cup shredded cheddar cheese (8 oz)
  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken, salt and pepper in oil 4 to 6 minutes, stirring frequently, until chicken is no longer pink in center.
  2. Add rice and chicken broth; heat to boiling. Cook over medium-high heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring frequently, until most of the liquid is absorbed.
  3. Add bell pepper, broccoli and 1 cup of the cheese. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low; cook 8 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Remove from heat.
  4. Sprinkle with remaining 1 cup cheese. Cover; let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.