Friday 27 November, 2020

Loop Sunday Lunch: Cheesy chicken and rice

Image via Easy Chicken Recipes.

Image via Easy Chicken Recipes.

For today's Sunday Lunch we feature a quick and easy meal that's ready in just a half hour.

Check out this cheesy chicken and rice recipe from Easy Chicken Recipes.

Prep time: 5 mins

Cook time: 20 mins 

Ready in: 25 mins


2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts cut in half lengthwise (butterflied)

salt and pepper

2 tablespoons salted butter

10 ounces (1 can) Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup

1 1/2 cups chicken broth

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 3/4 cups uncooked instant white rice

1 cup broccoli florets

1 cup cauliflower florets

4 ounces white/cheddar cheese


1. Season the chicken liberally on both sides with salt and pepper.

2. Add butter to a large (12 inch) skillet over medium high heat. Once melted, add the chicken and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, until fully browned and nearly cooked through.

3. Remove the chicken and place on a foil tented plate to keep warm.

4. Add the soup, chicken broth, paprika, and pepper to the skillet. Stir to combine.

5. Stir in the rice, broccoli, and cauliflower. Add the cheese, stirring to melt.

6. Once Velveeta is melted, return the chicken to the skillet and nestle in the rice. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until internal temp on the chicken reaches 165F.

Serve and enjoy!

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