Cheesy Chicken and Rice Bake

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by ckmclements

Took this recipe from an ad in one of those Sunday paper inserts. The recipe serves 4, and I would suggest that it be made for that many people. I made it for just my husband and myself, and it just wasn't quite as good as reheated leftovers.

Top Review by Justplainkris

I made this according to the directions with the following changes: Instead of uncooked breasts I used 2 cups of cooked thigh and leg meat (what I had on hand) and I added 5 slices of cooked, crumbled bacon. Everyone in my house (there are 5 of us) ate this, including my 2 yr old and ultra-picky 10 year old. I will double it next time because if really does only serve 4. Great recipe!

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Mix soup, water, rice, onion powder, and pepper in 2-quart shallow baking dish. Top with chicken. Sprinkle contents of dish with additional pepper and cheddar cheese. Cover and bake 45 minutes until chicken is no longer pink and rice is done.
  3. For a Mexican spin--omit pepper and onion powder. Add 1 teaspoons chili powder and substitute Mexican cheese.
  4. For an Italian spin--omit pepper and onion powder. Add 1 teaspoons Italian seasoning. Substitute 1/3 cup shredded Parmesan.

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