Friday, July 28, 2017

Finicky Friday - Garlic Cheddar Chicken Bake

Welcome to Finicky Friday! This cheesy rice and chicken bake is sure to please any family.

Prep 10 MIN

Total 60 MIN

Ingredients 10

Servings 4


2 tablespoons butter, melted

½ cup Progresso™ plain panko crispy bread crumbs

1 package (14 oz) chicken tenders (not breaded), cut into bite-size pieces

1 cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice

1 teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

¼ teaspoon garlic powder

2 ½ cups Progresso™ chicken stock (from 32-oz carton)

2 Cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8 oz) 

Chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired


1. Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8-inch square (2-quart) baking dish with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix melted butter and bread crumbs until well mixed. Set aside.

2. In baking dish, mix chicken, rice, salt, pepper, garlic powder, chicken stock and 1 1/2 cups of the cheese until well mixed.

3. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender and most of the liquid is absorbed.

4. Sprinkle remaining 1/2 cup cheese and the bread crumb mixture evenly over rice mixture. Bake about 5 minutes or until crumbs are light golden brown. Sprinkle with chopped parsley.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving

Calories 630 Calories

Total Fat 27g

Saturated Fat 15g

Cholesterol 120mg