One Pan Cheesy Chicken with Broccoli and Rice Recipe

One Pan Cheesy Chicken with Broccoli and Rice Recipe

How To Make One Pan Cheesy Chicken with Broccoli and Rice

One-pan dishes like this cheesy chicken with rice & broccoli are best for lazy days. It’s a hearty & healthy meal & a great way to add veggies to your diet.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1lbchicken,(about 3 breasts), boneless skinless, cut into cubes
  • salt & pepper
  • ¼cupyellow onion,diced
  • 1clovegarlic,minced
  • 1cupwhite rice
  • 2cupschicken stock
  • 4cupsbroccoli florets,chopped
  • ½tspsalt
  • ¼tsppepper
  • ¼tsppaprika
  • cupsharp cheddar,shredded


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, add olive oil and chicken pieces. Sprinkle with salt and pepper and cook about 5 to 6 minutes until no longer pink and cooked throughout. Remove from pan and set aside.

  2. Reduce pan heat to medium low add onion and garlic to a pan. Saute until tender. Add the rice and continue to toast the rice about a minute or two. Pour in the chicken stock and simmer with the lid on for 15 minutes.

  3. After the rice has been cooking for about 8 minutes add the broccoli to the rice and put the lid back on. This will steam the broccoli.

  4. Once the rice is finished cooking, add salt, pepper, and paprika. Stir to combine. Add the chicken back and stir.

  5. Top with the cheese and put the lid back on for a few minutes to let the cheese melt. Stir the melted cheese in and serve.


  • Calories: 369.38kcal
  • Fat: 16.95g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.04g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.07g
  • Carbohydrates: 32.13g
  • Fiber: 0.19g
  • Sugar: 1.58g
  • Protein: 21.18g
  • Cholesterol: 64.87mg
  • Sodium: 583.46mg
  • Calcium: 81.28mg
  • Potassium: 428.73mg
  • Iron: 1.60mg
  • Vitamin A: 120.53µg
  • Vitamin C: 46.13mg
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