Funeral Casserole Recipe

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"Funeral" Casserole

Kathy Carlson


I needed a good "Funeral Casserole" so I came up with this. Morbid huh? but isn't it delightful to have something yummy, flavorful and tastes even better heated up the next day?

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15 Min


25 Min


Stove Top


4-6 medium
boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
4 clove
garlic, pressed- don't use the stuff in the jar!
1 or 2 large
can(s) diced green chilies (ortega?)
2 c
cheddar cheese, shredded or your favorite
1 1/2 c
whipping cream (must use cream as half& half or milk will curdle)
to taste
salt & pepper on chicken before cooking
2 pkg
success boil -in bag rice, cooked (or 4 cups cooked rice)

Directions Step-By-Step

Saute breasts in olive oil & garlic about 5 minutes per side. Place in casserole dish. (I always use disposible when I'm taking to someone)Top each breast with a big spoonful of the green chilies. Sprinkle with cheese. Pour cream over. Place in oven @ 350 degrees for 25 minutes, basting once. While chicken is baking make 1-2 recipes of rice (follow package directions-I use 2 bags of Success Boil in bag rice)Remove pan from oven. Transfer chicken i piece at a time to a cutting board and cut into bite-sized pieces. Return to pan with creamy-cheezy sauce. Add prepared rice and stir well.YUM!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Chili, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy