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.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
40 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
1 9x13-inch casserole
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Ingredients

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

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  • 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 9x13-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.

Nutrition Facts

494 calories; protein 26.2g; carbohydrates 35.1g; fat 27.2g; cholesterol 96.1mg; sodium 968.2mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

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Rating: 4 stars
01/09/2020
This is pure comfort food. I used a combination of leftover cheeses I wanted to use up and this was a perfect recipe for that. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
01/09/2020
This is pure comfort food. I used a combination of leftover cheeses I wanted to use up and this was a perfect recipe for that. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
02/01/2020
Addendum also added a bit of leftover basil pesto. Read More
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