Creamy Chicken and Rice Casserole

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.

Ingredients:

  • 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

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Start by seasoning your chicken tenders to your liking and set them aside.
  3. In a 9×13-inch baking dish, spread the two cups of rice evenly across the bottom.
  4. 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.
  5. Add fresh broccoli florets to the mixture for a pop of color and flavor.
  6. Arrange the seasoned chicken tenders on top of the casserole.
  7. Sprinkle the packet of onion soup mix evenly over the chicken.
  8. For some extra crunch and flavor, you can add crispy fried onions on top.
  9. Cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the preheated oven for one hour.
  10. In the last 5 minutes of baking, consider adding a layer of cheese over half of the casserole for an extra cheesy twist (optional).
  11. 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.
  12. 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! 🍗🍚🧀🥦

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