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betty's chicken and rice bake

Recipe by
Betty Bramanis

Chicken pieces and rice baked together with a creamy soup based sauce. This recipe uses a couple of pantry staples to create a meal that's filling enough to satisfy my husband and 3 growing sons. A great meal to use what you've got on hand the night before grocery shopping day.

yield 6 -8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For betty's chicken and rice bake

  • 2 cups rice
  • 3 pounds (1.5 kilos) chicken peices (bone in thighs and legs are my favourite)
  • 1 package of dry onion soup mix
  • 1 tin mushroom soup
  • 1 tin cream of chicken soup
  • 2 soup cans fo water
  • 1 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

How To Make betty's chicken and rice bake

  • 1
    Pre-heat your oven to 350oF/180oC.
  • 2
    Grease a large casserole dish (with a lid) and place the rice on the base and top with the chicken. Set aside.
  • 3
    In a sauce pan heat the remaining ingredients, stir and pour over the chicken.
  • 4
    Top with the lid and bake for 90 minutes - or until the chicken is cooked properly and juices run clear.
  • 5
    Serve as is or with steamed veggies or a salad.