Chicken and Rice Casserol

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Laura Esmaili

By
@lauranell

Our family loves this simple dish!! We eat it with fresh a salad, Veggies like Parsley, Basil,cilantro,radish, mint or any fresh veggie your family love.You can also add Pickles or Olives on the side. We also love cooked corn as a side dish!!! Enjoy

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 medium
    white onions, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    turmeric, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    cumin, ground
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder, or 2 cloves of chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp
    all vegetable seasoning
  • 1 tsp
    sodium free chicken granulated bouillon
  • 12
    chicken legs, chopp the end of the drumstick off.
  • 4 c
    rice, long grain or basmati
  • 3/4 c
    lentils, dry
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato paste

How to Make Chicken and Rice Casserol

Step-by-Step

  1. Saute,the onions in a dutch oven (large pot)with the olive oil 2 minutes. Add the chicken, saute for 10 minutes. Add the spices (garlic,cumin,vegetable seasoning,turmeric) saute for 10 minutes.
  2. Add 3 cups of water, lentils,tomato paste,chicken bouillon (any type you prefer). Boil on Med heat for 20 minutes. Turn heat down to low for 10 minutes. stirring so the bottom does not stick.
  3. In a separate pot boil the rice in salt water for 15 minutes, rinse in a colander with cold water. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to the bottom of the pan. Put 1 1/2 cups of rice on the bottom of the pan, Layer the Chicken mix and alternate with rice, until finished with both. Put a small towel, or paper towel on top of the pot and cover tightly with the lid. Steam for 15 minutes on med high. Turn down to low for 25 minutes!!! Flip onto a flat oblong dish!!! Enjoy

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About Chicken and Rice Casserol

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtag: #Casserol




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