"funeral" casserole

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Kathy Carlson
from Roseville CA to San Diego, CA

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?

serves 8-10
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For "funeral" casserole

  • 4-6 md
    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 lg
    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)
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How To Make "funeral" casserole

  • 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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