"Funeral" Casserole

Funeral Casserole Recipe

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Kathy Carlson

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@Gr8cook17

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?

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8-10
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 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)

How to Make "Funeral" Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. 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!

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About "Funeral" Casserole

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




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