Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken

You know I often take requests from people like yourself. Last year, yes, last year, a gentleman asked me to recreate the Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken. He called me to leave me a request for this recipe.

Broccoli cheddar chicken is easy to make and is the perfect dish for during the week. It’s a great one dish recipe and is done in less than an hour.

Homemade copycat Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole and rice on a brown plate.


Who doesn’t love the meals at the Cracker Barrel? This recipe was one that was requested by a fellow viewer much like yourself. This dish was a little difficult for me to crack, as it is served on certain days.

This Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken recipe is incredibly easy to put together, and once you place it in the oven, you are free to do other things. I love how this dish sneaks in broccoli. I think if you made some rice to go along with this dish you would have a quick and easy meal.

Ingredients

Here’s a list of what you need:

  • Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • Cheddar cheese soup mix (condensed soup can)
  • Milk
  • Ritz crackers
  • Butter
  • Frozen broccoli
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Seasoned salt
Ingredients for homemade copycat Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole .

How to Make Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken

  1. Prepare the Cheddar cheese soup according to directions on the can.
  2. Place chicken breasts in a baking dish.
  3. Sprinkle seasoned salt on the chicken.
  4. Pour ¾ of the prepared soup over the chicken breasts.
  5. Add broccoli to chicken that has been covered with the cheddar soup.
  6. Melt butter and combine with crushed Ritz crackers. Sprinkle buttered crackers over the broccoli.
    Homemade copycat Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole in a blue baking dish.
  7. Add remaining soup and bake at 350 degrees for approximately 45 minutes or until the chicken is done.
  8. Remove the dish from the oven and sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese.

Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Casserole is a dish you don’t want to miss. This is the perfect dish to sneak in some broccoli for your family. I like to bring this dish to a family potluck, the dish always comes back empty.

When I make it at home, I find that this recipe reheats very well. It is delicious reheated as it was on the first night.

Homemade copycat Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole on top of rice on a plate.

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Homemade copycat Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole and rice on a brown plate.

Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken

The Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken is only served one night a week at the restaurant, but you can enjoy this chicken dish any night of the week at home.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Broccoli Cheddar Chicken, Cracker Barrel Recipes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 1354kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds chicken breasts 4 portions, boneless and skinless
  • 10.25 cans cheddar cheese soup
  • 1 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 cups Ritz Crackers crushed
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 8 ounces broccoli frozen
  • 4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Make can of Cheddar cheese soup mix according to package directions (one can of soup mix to one can of milk). Place chicken breasts in a 9 by 13-inch baking dish. Season the chicken with seasoned salt. Pour 3/4 of the prepared soup over the chicken breasts. 
  • Add broccoli to chicken that has been covered with the cheddar soup. Melt butter and combine with Ritz crackers, sprinkle buttered crackers over the broccoli. Add remaining soup mix, and bake for approximately 45 minutes or until the chicken is done. (Check chicken by cutting the thickest part and look to see that the chicken is uniform in color). When the chicken has been removed from oven sprinkle with shredded cheddar cheese.

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Nutrition

Calories: 1354kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 86g | Fat: 67g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Cholesterol: 281mg | Sodium: 5234mg | Potassium: 4924mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 4360IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 636mg | Iron: 2.7mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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