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Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a easy way to make a delicious meal your family will love. It is a creamy and easy comfort food dinner to bring from your oven to table in 30 minutes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword cheesy chicken and rice casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 787kcal
Author Shannon

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast shredded
  • 3 cups white rice cooked
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • ¼ cup white cooking wine
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 3-1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese divided
  • Fresh parsley to garnish

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly grease a 9x13 casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.

    In a large saucepan melt butter and stir in minced garlic. Cook over medium high heat for 30 seconds. Pour in flour, garlic salt, garlic powder, and pepper, whisk to combine. Add in cooking wine and chicken stock and continue to whisk until sauce begins to boil and thicken.

      Stir in grated cheddar cheese and allow to melt. Pour in cooked white rice and shredded chicken breast and mix to combine.

        Pour mixture into prepared casserole dish and top with additional cheddar cheese. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes.

          Notes

          I like to use this Shredded Chicken to make this recipe even easier. 

          Nutrition

          Calories: 787kcal | Carbohydrates: 98g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 709mg | Potassium: 413mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 635IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 292mg | Iron: 2.2mg