Chicken Casserole with Rice

Chicken Casserole with Rice This chicken casserole with rice is a recipe I made up when my husband and I were first married. It is now a family favorite. My son Ian has it every year on his birthday.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 30 mins

    COOK : 40 mins

    TOTAL : 5 mins

    SERVING : 10

    YIELD : 1 9×13-inch casserole

  • Combine flour, salt, and pepper in a large saucepan; slowly whisk in milk. Cook over medium heat until thick and bubbly, 5 to 10 minutes. Continue cooking for 2 more minutes. Remove from heat and add Muenster and Cheddar cheeses. Let sit for a few minutes and then stir until cheeses have melted.

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  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  • Stir cooked rice and cooked chicken into the cheese sauce and pour into a 9×13-inch casserole dish.

  • Mix bread crumbs and melted butter together in a small bowl. Spoon over the top of the casserole.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until bubbling and heated through, about 30 minutes.

Per Serving: 494 calories; protein 26.2g; carbohydrates 35.1g; fat 27.2g; cholesterol 96.1mg; sodium 968.2mg.