Chicken & Rice Casserole

Ready in 45 minutes

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.

Estimated Times:

Preparation Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 45 mins

Servings: 4

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Ingredients

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2 cups Rice; cooked
2 cups Monterey jack cheese; (8 ounces) shredded
1 1/2 cups chicken breast meat; cooked and chopped
1 can (12 oz) Evaporated milk
1/2 cup red onion; finely chopped
2 large Eggs; lightly beaten
1/4 cup cilantro; finely chopped
2 tablespoons butter or margarine; melted
1 tablespoon jalapenos; (optional) diced

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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.

Notes

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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labuel 5 years ago
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. [I posted this recipe.]
labuel 5 years ago
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