Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole

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Family-favorite chicken and rice casserole with condensed soup, Cheddar cheese, and soft bread cubes — just mixed together and baked. If you're in a big hurry, use cooked chicken.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
1 7x11-inch casserole

Ingredients

  • 4 (5 ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into bite size pieces

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 2 cups cooked white rice

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

  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 3 slices soft white bread, cubed

Directions

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

  2. Season chicken with salt and pepper; place in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 5 to 6 minutes. Flip, cover again, and cook until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, 2 to 3 more minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool, about 10 minutes.

  3. Transfer cooled chicken to a 7x11-inch baking dish. Stir in rice and condensed soup until well combined. Sprinkle Cheddar over top, then bread cubes.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese is melted and bubbly and bread cubes are toasted, about 20 minutes.

To Make Ahead:

Follow instructions up through and including adding the Cheddar, then cover and refrigerate overnight. Bake as directed, adding bread cubes just before putting it in the oven.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

403 Calories
17g Fat
25g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 403
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 98mg 33%
Sodium 714mg 31%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 1mg 6%
Calcium 313mg 24%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 334mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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