All-American Chicken-Zucchini Casserole Recipe

Looking for an easy All-American Chicken-Zucchini Casserole recipe? Learn how to make All-American Chicken-Zucchini Casserole using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mary1350

Makes 8 servings



Taken from Cuisine at Home magazine.

Recipe Ingredients for All-American Chicken-Zucchini Casserole

1 1/4 cups chicken broth, low-fat
2/3 cups basmati rice
8 cups zucchini, chopped
1 cup onion, diced
1/2 cup water
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 large eggs
1 1/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
3/4 cup low fat sour cream
1/2 cup low-fat milk
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided
1/2 cup bread crumbs, fresh, divided
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
3 pounds chicken thighs, boneless, skinless

Recipe Directions for All-American Chicken-Zucchini Casserole

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F coat a 9x13x2 baking dish with non-stick spray.

  2. Bring broth to a boil in a small saucepan over hight heat. Add rice, cover, and reduce heat to low; simmer until liquid is absorbed; 20 minutes.

  3. Combine zucchini, onion, water, and garlic in a large saucepan; cook, stirring occasionally over medium heat until zucchini is tender, about 20 minutes. Drain and lightly mash zucchini mixture.

  4. Stir together eggs, cheddar, sour cream, milk, 1/4 cup Parmesan, 1/4 cup bread crumbs, Italian seasoning, 1 tsp salt, Tabasco, and 1/4 tsp. pepper in a large bowl.

  5. Add the cooked rice along with the zucchini mixture to the cheddar mixture in the bowl. Spoon the combined mixture into the prepared baking dish.

  6. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Saute until golden brown, 3-5 minutes on each side.

  7. Arrange chicken on rice mixture in the baking dish. combine the remaining 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, and remaining 1/4 cup bread crumb; sprinkle over the chicken and rice in the baking dish.

  8. Bake chicken and rice until bubbly, about 30 minutes. Chicken is done when it reaches 165 F when tested with an instant read thermometer.

Categories

Chicken, Rice, Main Dish, American, Bake

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 457.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
616
Calories from Fat
249
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
27.7g
43%
Saturated Fat
11.1g
55%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
265mg
88%
Sodium
870mg
36%
Potassium
901mg
26%
Total Carbohydrates
25.2g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2.0g
8%
Sugars
4.3g
Protein
63.9g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 31% Iron 20%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • High in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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