Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Cooking 101

Here is another installment of Cooking 101!  This was from a couple weeks ago and I'm just now getting around to posting it! Enjoy!

Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli Rice Casserole

 the ingredients

 cooking my 2 chicken breasts, rice cooking in background
 steaming the broccoli with the rice
 making the cheese sauce

  before putting it in the oven

 after, I forgot to take a picture until after I had already dished it 
 yummy yummy


2 cups rice           
3 cups broccoli
5 tsp flour
1/3 c sour cream
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1tsp salt
chicken broth
2 chicken breasts, chunked
2 cups of milk, divided
12oz shred cheese, divided
1/2tsp pepper

  1. cook rice per directions, substituting water for chicken broth, when rice has 5-7 minutes left add broccoli to pot to steam
  2. meanwhile heat large skillet over med-high heat & cook seasoned chicken until done.  remove to plate 
  3. turn heat down to medium and then whisk together flour & 1/2 cup of milk in skillet, gradually adding remaining milk while whisking until mixture is boiling.  turn off heat and add 8oz cheese and the sour cream, stir until smooth, season to taste and mix
  4. combine all, pour into 9x13 casserole dish, top with cheese
  5. broil until golden brown

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