Dee Dee's Cheesy Chicken Casserole

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Diane Hopson Smith

By
@DeeDee2011

Pulled out some favorite ingredients I had on hand and put this together. It was a winner dinner. Next time I might add broccoli and have the whole meal in one dish.

Hope you enjoy!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 4 to 6
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 2 c
    yellow saffron rice or rice of your choosing (not minute rice)
  • 2 c
    sharp cheddar, shredded
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste
  • 2
    (10.5 oz) cans cream of chicken soup
  • 3 c
    chicken broth (or water)

How to Make Dee Dee's Cheesy Chicken Casserole

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray (PAM). Spread (uncooked) rice evenly on bottom of pan; spread 1 cup of cheese over rice.
  3. Place chicken breast on top, sprinkle with salt and pepper. (If using the saffron rice, don't use to much salt)
  4. Spoon cream of chicken over chicken and rice. Add chicken broth.
  5. Bake uncovered for 1 hour 30 minutes. Check at 1 hour, if water is absorbed and chicken and rice are not done, add add'l broth or water (1/2 cup).
  6. Last 5 minutes, sprinkle the remaining cup of cheese on top of casserole; cook until melted.

    Serve with favorite veggies and bread.

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About Dee Dee's Cheesy Chicken Casserole

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




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