Mom's Chicken Scratch

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Whitney Froehlich

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@Indulgencesbywhitney

This is a family favorite! My mom made this for me as a kid and I loved it. It's similar to a pot pie but without the veggies. I think its best to season the chicken to your own liking or just leave it plain. Using flavored rice gives this dish an outstanding flavor along with the flaky buttery breading baked on top.

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We used the four-cheese Rice-A-Roni as Whitney suggests, and it added a ton of flavor to this casserole. The buttery, crunchy bread topping is delicious and adds flavor too. A tasty, easy dinner recipe to have in your back pocket on a busy day. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 7 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3-4 large
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 1 box
    four cheese flavored Rice-a-Roni rice (or any kind of rice you desire)
  • 1 1/2-2 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup (10.5 oz)
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 stick
    butter (melted)
  • 1/2 tsp
    pepper

How to Make Mom's Chicken Scratch

Step-by-Step

  1. Rinse chicken and season to your taste. You can bake or grill the chicken however you like. Cut into bite-size pieces and set aside.
  2. Grease a 9x13 baking pan. Set aside. Prepare rice according to directions. Dump the rice into the bottom of the dish and smooth over.
  3. Pour the chicken on top of the rice so it's completely covered. Set aside. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  4. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, stir and mix together the cream of mushroom soup and chicken broth (use more or less of the broth depending on how "soupy" you would like it - no more than 2 cups). Pour the soup mixture evenly over the chicken. Set aside.
  5. To make the breading, in another medium-sized mixing bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, salt, and pepper. Melt butter in a separate bowl and then add to the flour mixture.
  6. Add the milk and stir until smooth and creamy (should have the same consistency as pancake batter).
  7. Pour the breading mixture on top of the soup mixture. Bake in the oven 35-40 mins.
  8. Enjoy!!

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About Mom's Chicken Scratch

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



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