Dee Dee's Cheesy Chicken Casserole

1
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

  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Spray 9x13 baking pan with cooking spray (PAM). Spread (uncooked) rice evenly on bottom of pan; spread 1 cup of cheese over rice.
  • 3Place chicken breast on top, sprinkle with salt and pepper. (If using the saffron rice, don't use to much salt)
  • 4Spoon cream of chicken over chicken and rice. Add chicken broth.
  • 5Bake 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).
  • 6Last 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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