Satisfying Chicken and Rice Casserole



Satisfying Chicken and Rice Casserole

Picture this: a cozy evening at home, the aroma of a delicious Satisfying Chicken and Rice Casserole wafting through the kitchen, and the promise of a comforting meal that the whole family will love. This recipe is the epitome of comfort food, combining tender chicken, fluffy rice, and a creamy sauce that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of cooked chicken, shredded
  • 2 cups of cooked rice
  • 1 cup of frozen peas
  • 1 cup of carrots, diced
  • 1/2 cup of celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup of onion, finely diced
  • 1 can of cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup of chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup of mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, cooked rice, frozen peas, diced carrots, chopped celery, and finely diced onion.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the cream of chicken soup, chicken broth, mayonnaise, garlic powder, dried thyme, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  4. Pour the creamy mixture over the chicken and rice mixture, then add half of the shredded cheddar cheese. Stir everything together until evenly coated.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a greased 9×13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle the remaining cheddar cheese on top.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 30-35 minutes or until the casserole is hot and bubbly, and the cheese is melted and golden brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  8. Serve this Satisfying Chicken and Rice Casserole with a side salad or some crusty bread for a complete and satisfying meal.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 6-8

Savor the comforting flavors of this Satisfying Chicken and Rice Casserole. It’s a family-friendly dish that will warm your heart and fill your belly.

Nutritional Information: Calories: 380, Fat: 22g, Carbohydrates: 26g, Protein: 19g

Picture your loved ones gathered around the dinner table, enjoying every delicious bite of this Satisfying Chicken and Rice Casserole. It’s a recipe that brings comfort and joy to any mealtime, and it’s perfect for busy weeknights or special occasions. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to share this delightful dish with your family and friends. Make it tonight and create lasting memories around the table!

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