Chicken & Rice Casserole
Satisfy hearty appetites with this comforting recipe. Baked to golden brown perfection this rich and flavorful casserole is one of the most popular meals, and is sure to become a family favorite. Prepare in advance and store in the freezer for an easy weeknight dinner.
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 45 mins
Yield: 0 Ready in 45 minutes
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|2 cupsRice; cooked|
|2 cupsMonterey jack cheese; (8 ounces) shredded|
|1 1/2 cupschicken breast meat; cooked and chopped|
|1 can (12 oz)Evaporated milk|
|1/2 cupred onion; finely chopped|
|2 largeEggs; lightly beaten|
|1/4 cupcilantro; finely chopped|
|2 tablespoonsbutter or margarine; melted|
|1 tablespoonjalapenos; (optional) diced|
Chicken & Rice Casserole Preparation
PREHEAT oven to 350? F. Lightly grease 2-quart casserole dish.
COMBINE rice, cheese, chicken, evaporated milk, onion, eggs, cilantro, butter and jalape?os in prepared dish; stir well.
BAKE for 45 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
FOR FREEZE AHEAD:
PREPARE as above; do not bake. Cover; freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in refrigerator. Uncover.
PREHEAT oven to 350? F.
BAKE for 60 to 70 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
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