Chicken Divan Chicken Divan

This filling rice dish loaded with chicken, broccoli, and cheese is sure to please the whole family.


3⁄4 cups water
1 teaspoon zesty salt-free seasoning
1 1⁄2 cup frozen broccoli pieces
1 cup instant rice
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons plain nonfat yogurt
3⁄4 cups shredded yellow cheese made from 2% milk
8 ounces canned chicken, drained


Conventional Preparation:

  1. In 10″ non-stick skillet, heat water until it boils.
  2. Add seasoning and broccoli.
  3. Cover and cook 1-2 minutes or until water comes to a boil again.
  4. Break up any large pieces of broccoli.
  5. Add instant rice and stir well.
  6. Cover and remove pan from heat. Let stand 3 minutes.
  7. In small bowl, mix mayonnaise and yogurt. Stir well.
  8. Add mayonnaise mixture to rice and stir.
  9. Add half of cheese and all of the drained chicken. Stir.
  10. Top with remaining cheese.
  11. Heat on medium for 2-3 minutes until mixture is hot and bubbly and cheese is melted.


Microwave Directions:

  1. Add water, broccoli, and seasoning to a 2-quart, microwave safe bowl. Heat 2 minutes.
  2. Add rice to the broccoli and stir. Let stand 5 minutes.
  3. Add mayonnaise and yogurt. Stir.
  4. Add 1/2 cheese and all of the canned chicken. Stir.
  5. Top with remaining cheese.
  6. Heat for 2-3 minutes, until the mixture is hot and bubbly and cheese is melted.


MyPlate Exchanges:

2-3 oz. protein

1/2 cup vegetables

1 oz. grains

3/4 cup dairy

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