dee dee's cheesy chicken casserole

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Diane Atherton
from PINE MOUNTAIN, GA

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!

serves 6
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For dee dee's cheesy chicken casserole

  • 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)
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How To Make dee dee's cheesy chicken casserole

  • 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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