Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole
Mini Presentation: Get ready to savor a comforting and delicious meal with our Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole. This easy-to-make recipe combines tender chicken tenders, fluffy rice, creamy cream of chicken soup, and a delightful mix of flavors and textures. Perfect for a family dinner or a gathering with friends.
- 7-8 chicken tenders
- 2 cups of rice
- 2 cans of cream of chicken soup
- 1 can of chicken broth
- 1 packet of onion soup mix
- Fresh broccoli florets
- Crispy fried onions (optional)
- Seasoning for the chicken
- Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
- Start by seasoning your chicken tenders to your liking and set them aside.
- In a 9×13-inch baking dish, spread the two cups of rice evenly across the bottom.
- Pour the two cans of cream of chicken soup over the rice and then add the can of chicken broth. Mix these together to create a creamy base for the casserole.
- Add fresh broccoli florets to the mixture for a pop of color and flavor.
- Arrange the seasoned chicken tenders on top of the casserole.
- Sprinkle the packet of onion soup mix evenly over the chicken.
- For some extra crunch and flavor, you can add crispy fried onions on top.
- Cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the preheated oven for one hour.
- In the last 5 minutes of baking, consider adding a layer of cheese over half of the casserole for an extra cheesy twist (optional).
- Once it’s done baking, let it sit for 5-10 minutes before serving. This allows the flavors to meld together and makes it easier to serve.
- To make your meal even more special, consider serving it with some homemade garlic cheesy bread.
Enjoy the delightful taste of this Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole that’s sure to become a family favorite. Creamy, hearty, and oh so tasty! 🍗🍚🧀🥦