Barley Chicken Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by pattikay in L.A.

Got this one off a box of barley. The original recipe was just "Hot Barley Casserole" so I added a bit to it. Nothing fancy here - just yummy chicken and good chewy barley. The original recipe didn't have much in the way of seasonings - I usually add some thyme or sage or other herbs.

Top Review by Pinay0618

Thumbs up all around the table! I added garlic, poultry seasoning, mushrooms and green beans. I could only find quick barley in my store, which knocked the bake time down to about half an hour, but I'm sure I'd enjoy the texture better with regular barley.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350.
  2. Grease a 2 quart baking dish.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter.
  4. Add onion and celery, cook and stir till tender.
  5. Add barley, cook about 2 minutes or till light golden brown, stirring frequently.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients.
  7. Add barley mixture, mix well.
  8. Pour into prepared baking dish.
  9. Cover and cook about 1 hour and 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed.
  10. Stir well before serving.

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