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Deconstructed Broccoli & Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Get all of your favorite flavors from Broccoli & Cheese Stuffed Chicken in this low-fuss, easy deconstructed version. Comfort food, done right!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pound Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 2 T. Butter
  • 2 T. Flour
  • 1 1/4 c. Milk
  • 1 1/2 c. Shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 c. Frozen broccoli
  • 1 t. Salt
  • 1/2 t. Thyme
  • 1/2 t. Black pepper
  • 2 T. Butter
  • 1 c. Breadcrumbs

Instructions
 

  • Cut chicken into bite-sized cubes and season with salt and pepper, to taste. Place in a small casserole dish (8x8 or 9x9).
  • In a small saucepan, melt 2 T. butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Whisk in milk, bring to a boil and cook until thickened to gravy consistency.  Remove from heat. Stir in cheese until melted. Add the broccoli. Season with salt, pepper and thyme. Pour over chicken.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Melt 2 T. butter and combine with breadcrumbs. Sprinkle over chicken and return to the oven. Bake for 5-10 minutes, or until browned and chicken is fully cooked.
Keyword broccoli and cheese stuffed chicken, casserole