Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts (1 lb)
out of the fridge and cut into strips, lengthwise.
Sharp Cheddar Cheese (1 1/2 cups)
if not using pre-shredded.
In a baking dish or casserole, stir together
White Rice (1 cup)
Frozen Broccoli (1 cup)
Cream of Mushroom Soup (10.5 fl oz)
, 1 cup of cheddar cheese,
Water (1 3/4 cups)
Ground Black Pepper (1/4 tsp)
Garlic Powder (1/4 tsp)
Salt (1/4 tsp)
. Combine well.
Place the chicken strips on top of the broccoli and cheddar mixture. Cover the dish with foil and bake for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until the chicken is no longer pink in the center and the rice is tender.
Top the cooked casserole with the remaining cheddar cheese and let stand for a few minutes. The sauce will thicken.