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Cheesy Chicken & Rice

Posted on August 13 2023, By: Nancy Greene


  • 3 cup Chicken (cooked and shredded) Feel free to use a rotisserie chicken or leftover chicken.
  • 2 cup Instant rice - cooked (Tip - use chicken broth instead of water to cook the rice for extra chicken flavor)
  • 22.6 oz Cream of chicken soup(one family style can)
  • ½ teaspoon Onion powder (more to taste)
  • ⅛ teaspoon Garlic powder (more to taste)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)
  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese(shredded)
  • Note - This casserole is a blank canvas. Add all the seasonings and veggies you like. Taco seasoning, Rotel, broccoli, etc.



  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Start by cooking rice according to package directions.
  2. In a large mixing bowl mix cooked chicken, cooked rice, cream of chicken soup, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, pepper, and 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese. Add this to a casserole dish.
  3. Top with remaining 1 cup of cheese and bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve and enjoy.
  4. Optional: Top with chives for garnish and a fresh element. 


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