Golden Chicken Casserole


Apricot preserves give a different twist to this saucy sweet-and-sour chicken from Melanie May of Fishers, Indiana. With just five ingredients, it's a snap to stir up and serve over rice.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
6 servings


  • 2 cups cubed, cooked chicken

  • 1 (20 ounce) can unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained

  • 1 (12 ounce) jar apricot preserves or spreadable fruit

  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted

  • 1 (8 ounce) can water chestnuts, drained

  • 2 cups Hot cooked rice


  1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Transfer to a greased 2-qt baking dish. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 30 minutes or until heated through. Serve over rice.


Nutritional Analysis: One serving (prepared with reduced-fat soup and spreadable fruit: calculated without rice) equals 259 calories, 3 g fat (0 saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 413 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 16 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 fruit, 1/2 vegetable.