Quick and Easy Chicken, Broccoli and Brown Rice Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Quick and Easy Chicken, Broccoli and Brown Rice Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Quick and Easy Chicken, Broccoli and Brown Rice

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"Need a quick and tasty dish to satisfy your family?  This easy skillet supper featuring chicken, broccoli and brown rice simmering in a creamy gravy is delicious and ready in a snap."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    25 mins


  1. Heat the oil in a 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add the chicken and cook for 10 minutes or until well browned on both sides. Remove the chicken from the skillet.
  2. Stir the soup, water, paprika and black pepper in the skillet and heat to a boil.
  3. Stir the rice and broccoli in the skillet. Reduce the heat to low. Return the chicken to the skillet. Sprinkle the chicken with additional paprika and black pepper. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through and the rice is tender.
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  • *Cooking times vary. To insure best results, use instant whole grain brown rice.
  • Serving Suggestion: For dessert serve chocolate chip cookies.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 21, 2009

This was excellent, though I did a few things differently. I prepared slow cooking rice ahead of time. I also gently steamed the fresh broccoli first. This saves from having to overcook the chicken while waiting for the rice and vegetables to become tender, which seems to happen to me occasionally. This dish was delicious, and easy!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 01, 2010

Decent, but a little bland. Possibly I had the wrong instant brown rice, but it was underdone.


23 Ratings

Mar 10, 2011

I like other reviewers used cooked brown rice then put it into the oven to bake for 30 minutes and this helped ensure chicken to be fully cooked. Simple, easy to make with good results

Sep 26, 2011

In order to avoid undercooked rice, I changed up the preparation a little - I cooked the rice in chicken broth before adding it to the soup mixture in my skillet. I should have pre-cooked the broccoli too - it took a while to cook through in the sauce mixture. I used a little bit of chicken broth instead of water in the sauce mix, and I seasoned the chicken breasts with salt, pepper, and garlic powder before cooking in garlic-infused olive oil (yum!). The overall result was pretty good. I'd do this again because it certainly was quick & easy, but I'll have to play around with the prep a little more.

Jan 22, 2010

It was a very easy recipe, although I did cook slow cooking rice beforehand. It was good and seemed like a very healthy meal too. My brother kept suggesting that I should have added cheese to it. Might try that next time. Will let you all know how that turns out.

Dec 30, 2009

Very easy and fast! I would suggest cooking the chicken until almost done, little pink left. My picky husband even LOVED this and he has always disliked broccoli! Thanks for sharing this with us!

Nov 16, 2011

This was a very filling meal!! After my cousin and I polished our plates I had enough left over for two lunches!! I did not have paprika so at fist it was a bit blan so I added plenty of cheese and of course it really complimented the broccoli!! Good recipe!

Oct 05, 2011

Made as directed and came out very well. I added onions and celery. Will definitely make again.


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  • Calories
  • 362 kcal
  • 18%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Fat
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 4 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 30.6 g
  • 61%
  • Sodium
  • 614 mg
  • 25%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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