Chicken and Rice Casserole Bake

Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

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

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.

Reviews

(7)
Most Helpful

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.

Shae Lin August 24, 2011

This was a pretty good recipe. It turned out nice, even though I overcooked my rice and didn't have the evap milk or 1/2 & 1/2. I used 2% milk instead. I also had to use shallots in place of garlic (allergy) and peas in place of green pepper (DH hates them). And at the last minute, I discovered I was out of pimento, so omitted that. I added 3 green onions.

Eilene August 10, 2008

My family enjoyed this Thurs nite dinner. It was super quick with leftover chicken. I crushed some leftover (and stale) croutons for the topping. Tastes like a cross between tetrazzinni and ala king. Thanks for posting!

Tamaretta March 20, 2008

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