One Pot Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Rice

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Cook this One Put Creamy Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Rice. It is a delicious gluten-free risotto-like dish that is ready in under 30 minutes and can feed you and your family. A great meal to prep ahead of time for the week or great for a quick dinner idea.

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins

Yield: Serves 4


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs, cut into cubes
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 3 cups chicken broth or bone broth
  • 1 cup filtered water
  • 3 cups broccoli florets, roughly chopped
  • 3/4 cup milk of choice
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a large pot, set over medium heat, combine the olive oil, chicken, and onion
  2. Cook until fragrant, about 5 minutes and season with garlic powder, paprika, salt and pepper
  3. Mix in the rice and cook until golden and toasted, for about 2 minute
  4. Pour in the broth and water and bring to a boil over high heat
  5. Add in the broccoli then bring to boil again, cover and reduce the heat to low
  6. Cook covered for 20 minutes or until rice is cooked
  7. Stir in the milk and remove from heat then add in cheese and mix together
  8. Serve while warm


*Store in fridge for 5 days and reheat with splash of water or milk in microwave

  • Author: Rachel