Rice is topped with chicken in a cream sauce, then garnished with cheese, tomato, onion, pineapple and coconut. This melody of flavors mixed together sounds weird but the combination put together brings delicious results!!! This recipe was given to me by my aunt 20 years ago and I've been making it for my family ever since.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Place rice and water into a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes, or until rice is tender. Set aside.

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  • Meanwhile, place the chicken breasts into a saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, and cook until tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Remove from the water, reserving liquid, and shred.

  • Return the shredded chicken to the saucepan, and stir in soup. Stir in about 1 cup of the reserved water, or until the sauce reaches your desired consistency. Simmer for 15 minutes.

  • To serve, place one cup of cooked rice onto a plate, spoon some of the chicken mixture over it, then top with small amounts of Cheddar cheese, tomatoes, green onions, pineapple chunks, coconut and chow mein noodles until you have a happy mountain. Now grab a fork and ENJOY!

Partner Tip

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Nutrition Facts

866 calories; 25.5 g total fat; 125 mg cholesterol; 780 mg sodium. 103.8 g carbohydrates; 52.8 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (12)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2007
I love this recipe. I have made it for years but mine is just slightly different - simmer chicken with chicken broth when chicken is cooked shred it and add back into pan with broth. Add some cream of chicken soup and some cream or milk to make a gravy. Put out your ingredients in a long line and have your guests make their own plates. Suggest that they add all the ingredients because the flavors are great together. I use rice chicken & gravy cheddar cheese diced celery diced green onions pineapple tidbits shredded coconut slivered almonds and chow mein noodles. YUM! Everyone raves about it! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
10/25/2004
Ack! I was excited to be the first to adventure and review this recipe as it seemed so different from anything I've tried. The ingredients seemed like things I liked but had never tried together so I gave it a shot. I wish I had trusted my instincts and just stayed away from it. This was nothing short of NASTY! My husband refused to eat it. I basically forced some down as I was starving by the time it was ready but it was NOT good by any stretch of the imagination. The ingredients just clashed to say the least. I hope to save some people some time and money by warning them about this recipe. Was this submitted as a joke? My bad for trying it! Read More
(12)
15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 9
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2007
I love this recipe. I have made it for years but mine is just slightly different - simmer chicken with chicken broth when chicken is cooked shred it and add back into pan with broth. Add some cream of chicken soup and some cream or milk to make a gravy. Put out your ingredients in a long line and have your guests make their own plates. Suggest that they add all the ingredients because the flavors are great together. I use rice chicken & gravy cheddar cheese diced celery diced green onions pineapple tidbits shredded coconut slivered almonds and chow mein noodles. YUM! Everyone raves about it! Read More
(11)
Rating: 1 stars
10/25/2004
Ack! I was excited to be the first to adventure and review this recipe as it seemed so different from anything I've tried. The ingredients seemed like things I liked but had never tried together so I gave it a shot. I wish I had trusted my instincts and just stayed away from it. This was nothing short of NASTY! My husband refused to eat it. I basically forced some down as I was starving by the time it was ready but it was NOT good by any stretch of the imagination. The ingredients just clashed to say the least. I hope to save some people some time and money by warning them about this recipe. Was this submitted as a joke? My bad for trying it! Read More
(12)
Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2007
I love this recipe. I have made it for years but mine is just slightly different - simmer chicken with chicken broth when chicken is cooked shred it and add back into pan with broth. Add some cream of chicken soup and some cream or milk to make a gravy. Put out your ingredients in a long line and have your guests make their own plates. Suggest that they add all the ingredients because the flavors are great together. I use rice chicken & gravy cheddar cheese diced celery diced green onions pineapple tidbits shredded coconut slivered almonds and chow mein noodles. YUM! Everyone raves about it! Read More
(11)
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Rating: 5 stars
08/19/2006
This is a wonderful recipe. These are my layers: rice yellow cheese gravy with chicken chunks olives tomatoes green onions pineapple chunks mushrooms green peppers and chow mein noodles! Heavenly!! ( I call mine Hawaiian Haystacks.) Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/09/2006
I have made this recipe (also known as Snow on the Mountain) many times for group gatherings and it has always been a hit. Here are some things I do or have done differently. Use leftover turkey or a whole chicken cut up boiled and meat removed. Use the broth to make a homemade gravy rather than use canned soup. And for other toppings we use diced celery slivered almonds raisins frozen peas and peanuts. Having a variety of toppings available is good for group gatherings but the ones listed in the recipe are a must for anytime. We love it and make this at least 2-3 times a year. YUM! Give it a try. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
11/29/2004
Ok I have made this before but with slightly different ingredients. I cook chicken cream of chicken soup evaporated milk and chicken broth together. Then that goes over cooked rice along with things like: celery chow mein noodles green onions. It's really yummy this way. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/26/2005
Made this for the kids and they loved it! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
07/15/2009
Here is a tip to make this a very easy dish: place the chicken breasts in a slow cooker on high for 3-4 hours. No liquid is needed--they'll be fine. Once they are very tender mash them up right in the slow cooker with a potato masher. Easiest way in the world to shred chicken and it takes about 10 seconds to do! At this point you can stir in your soup. I usually find that no extra water is necessary. When serving them we usually have diced celery and slivered almonds for toppings as well as those toppings mentioned in the recipe. The coconut and pineapple may sound bizarre to you but don't omit them--you'll be pleasantly surprised by the great flavor this combination creates! This is my whole family's favorite recipe EVER and it is EASY and DELICIOUS!!! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
12/28/2004
This is my very picky family's favorite meal. Everyone can put what they want on their plate. I also put out chopped black olives chopped green pepper chopped waterchestnuts and maybe some chopped almonds for people to put on their 'mountain'. I also like putting a little soy sauce on my plate. YUMMY!!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
06/10/2006
I couldn't find green onions in the local grocery so I picked up a regular white onion instead. Don't do it! It was overpowering the other ingredients. But even still the meal was delicious! Who knew what adding chow mein noodles to a meal could do!:) I served it with peas and the peas ending up becoming part of the mountain as well. It's all a good combo. Next time I may throw in mushrooms too! Read More
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