Chicken and Rice Casserole Bake

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Kittencal@recipezazz

Delicious!...chicken and rice with a creamy garlic sauce together all in the same casserole.

Top Review by Shae Lin

Very good. Easy to make using Rotisserie chicken from Sams. I added green peas and had steamed carrots with shallots on the side. Even DH who is not much of a casserole person enjoyed it. Thank you Kitten for posting it.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (or a larger dish if desired).
  3. In a saucepan, over medium heat, melt 1/4 cup butter.
  4. Whisk in flour; stir for 1 minute.
  5. Add in the minced garlic; stir for 1 minute.
  6. Whisk in the evaporated milk or half and half cream (if using), and the broth; keep whisking until smooth and thick (about 2-3 minutes).
  7. Add in the 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, season with salt and pepper.
  8. Add in the cooked rice, chicken, mushrooms, green pepper and pimiento; mix to combine.
  9. Transfer the mixture to a prepared baking dish.
  10. Sprinkle with more grated Parmesan cheese if desired.
  11. Bake, uncovered for 30-35 minutes, or until bubbly, and heated through.

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