Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken

Broccoli cheddar chicken is easy to make and is the perfect dish for the week. It’s a great one-dish recipe and is done in less than an hour. Juicy white meat chicken with a creamy cheese sauce, with a crunchy topping made of buttery Ritz crackers. This broccoli casserole is the perfect dish the first night and is delicious when reheated, I know it will become a family favorite after just one bite.

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

What makes the copycat Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken recipe so good?

If you love delicious comfort food, you are going to love this recipe. This creamy casserole is made with rice, fresh broccoli florets, boneless skinless chicken breasts, canned soup, and seasonings. This recipe is perfect for any night of the week. I know you are going to love this fabulous copycat recipe when you prepare this in your own kitchen.

Why You Should Try This Recipe

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)
  • Whole Milk
  • Ritz crackers or other cracker crumbs
  • Butter
  • Frozen broccoli, you can use fresh broccoli florets if desired
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Seasoned salt
Ingredients for homemade copycat Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Casserole .

How to Make Cracker Barrel Broccoli Cheddar Chicken

  1. Preheat the oven. Spray non-stick spray into a 9 x 13-inch baking pan.
  2. Prepare the Cheddar cheese soup according to the directions on the can.
  3. Place chicken breasts in the prepared baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle seasoned salt on the chicken.
  5. Pour ¾ of the prepared soup over the chicken breasts.
  6. Add broccoli to the chicken that has been covered with the cheddar soup.
  7. 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.
  8. Add remaining cheesy sauce and bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees for approximately 45 minutes or until the chicken is done.
  9. 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.

How to Store Leftover Casserole

Be sore to spoon any of the chicken casseroles out of the casserole dish. Place the casserole into an airtight container. This will stay fresh in your refrigerator for up to five days. You can also freeze this for up to 3 months.

What’s the best way to reheat this casserole?

Simply reheat this in the microwave when you are ready to serve this again. I like to heat the casserole in 1 to 2-minute increments until the casserole is fully heated.

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
  • 1 can cheddar cheese soup 10.25 ounces
  • 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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