Easy Broccoli chicken casserole

Broccoli chicken casserole is an easy, delicious weeknight dinner and perfect for using up leftovers. The potato chip cheese topping takes it over the top.
Course Easy Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword broccoli casserole, casserole, chicken casserole
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 376kcal
Author Alida Ryder


  • 5 cups cooked rice
  • 2-3 cups cooked chicken shredded
  • 400g broccoli, steamed (approximately 14oz)
  • 1 cup sour cream/Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • potato chips roughly broken


  • Pre-heat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF.
  • Steam or blanche the broccoli for 5 minutes then combine with the rice and chicken. 
  • Mix together the sour cream/yogurt, chicken stock and seasoning. Pour into the rice mixture and mix well. Season to taste and transfer to an oven-proof dish. 
  • Top with cheese and potato chips and place in the oven. 
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes until the cheese has melted and the potato chips are golden brown and crisp. 
  • Remove from the oven and serve. 


Calories: 376kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 283mg | Potassium: 383mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 805IU | Vitamin C: 60.6mg | Calcium: 366mg | Iron: 1.5mg