Easy Chicken & Rice Bake

Jeanne Gliddon

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@jgliddon45

Polly, my BFF, gave me this recipe years ago and I have always loved it for its flavor and ease of preparation. Over the years I had to tweak one ingredient because the old recipe called for MJB Chicken Flavored Rice Mix and it can no longer be found. However, with my addition of the Rice A Roni, I can truthfully say that it does not change the flavor in any way. I hope you will try this delicious meal and enjoy it as much as my family does.


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Serves:
6 to 8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6.9 oz
box chicken rice a roni, lower sodium
1 Tbsp
butter
2 c
water
1
cut up chicken or your favorite pieces (i used skinless chicken breasts)
1/2 pkg
dry onion soup mix (lipton)
10 3/4 oz. can(s)
condensed cream of mushroom soup (1 can)
paprika for garnish

Step-By-Step

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1Pre-heat oven to 300 degrees. In a skillet, melt butter and combine rice & vermicelli mix. Sauté over medium heat until vermicelli is golden brown, stirring frequently.

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2Place rice mixture in a 9" x 13" casserole pan. Add seasoning packet from Rice A Roni and 2 cups water to rice and stir well.

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3Place chicken pieces in casserole.

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4Sprinkle the Dry Onion Soup all over chicken.

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5Spread chicken with Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup.

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6Lightly sprinkle with Paprika to add color.

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7Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour. Then uncover and bake for an additional 30 minutes.

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8Serve & Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Rice Sides, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids