Cheesy Chicken and Rice

Here’s the full recipe for Cheesy Chicken and Rice:


  • 3 chicken breasts (or as desired)
  • 2 cans of cream of chicken or cream of mushroom soup
  • Water (use the soup cans to measure)
  • 1 can of corn
  • 2 packs of Knorr chicken rice (or any brand of chicken rice)
  • Cheese of your choice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place the chicken breasts, cream of chicken or mushroom soup, drained corn, and water in a slow cooker or crockpot. Cook on high for about 4 hours or until the chicken is fully cooked and tender.
  2. Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the crockpot and shred it using two forks.
  3. Prepare the Knorr chicken rice according to the instructions on the package. You can use the same crockpot or a separate pot to cook the rice.
  4. Once the rice is cooked, add the shredded chicken back into the crockpot with the soup mixture.
  5. Stir in the cooked rice until everything is well combined.
  6. Add cheese to the mixture and stir until the cheese is melted and incorporated throughout the dish. You can add as much or as little cheese as you like, depending on your preference.
  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve the cheesy chicken and rice hot and enjoy your delicious and comforting meal!

some popular questions and their answers related to Cheesy Chicken and Rice :

Q: Can I use chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts? A: Yes, you can use chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts. Adjust the cooking time accordingly based on the size and thickness of the thighs.

Q: Can I use other types of cheese? A: Absolutely! You can use any type of cheese you prefer or have on hand. Cheddar, mozzarella, Monterey Jack, or a blend of cheeses all work well in this dish.

Q: Can I make this recipe on the stovetop instead of using a slow cooker? A: Yes, you can make this recipe on the stovetop. Simply cook the chicken in a skillet until fully cooked, then shred it. Cook the rice separately according to package instructions. Combine the shredded chicken, cooked rice, soup mixture, and cheese in a large skillet or pot and heat until the cheese is melted and everything is heated through.

Q: Can I add vegetables to this dish? A: Absolutely! Feel free to add your favorite vegetables to the cheesy chicken and rice. Peas, carrots, broccoli, bell peppers, or spinach would all be delicious additions.

Q: How should I store leftovers? A: Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop until heated through before serving.