Chicken Broccoli Bread Boats

Stuffed French Bread with a Chicken Broccoli and Cheese Filling. Perfect as a side dish or a lazy dinner! 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken broccoli
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 817kcal


  • 1 French bread loaf


  • 1 ½ cups broccoli florets, cut into small florets
  • 1 (10 oz) canned chicken breast
  • ½ medium onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup tomatoes, cubed
  • 1 1/3 cup shredded cheese
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp hot sauce (Sriracha, Tabasco or Red Hot)


  • Preheat oven to 365°F.
  • Combine all of the ingredients for the filling.
  • Cut the top of the French bread off. Push down on the sides of the bread to create a larger opening.
  • Distribute the filling onto the bread.
  • Bake for 17-20 minutes, until bread reaches desired crispiness and top of filling becomes golden.
  • Cut into desired pieces and enjoy. Drizzle hot sauce for added spiciness, optional.


Drizzle with additional hot sauce for added spiciness. 


Calories: 817kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 1537mg | Potassium: 436mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 790IU | Vitamin C: 34.5mg | Calcium: 292mg | Iron: 5.1mg