Homestyle Chicken and Rice Casserole

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Jenny Frenny

My mom has made this casserole since I was a kid. It is simple,comfort food to me. Cooking for my kids, I often leave out the pimento and the almonds. For added favor I cook the rice is chicken broth. I always double the recipe and put one, uncooked, in a foil pan in the freezer. This is a nice casserole to take to someone that has just had a new baby.

Top Review by LARavenscroft

Made for 2008 All New Zaar Cookbooks Tag. This is real similar to a recipe that I have except that mine has broccoli in it and cheese in the sauce and it's layered. We really didn't care for this - it didn't have much flavor and was kind of bland.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt the butter in a large sauce pan, wisk in the flour, salt and pepper. Over low heat, whisk constantly until flour/butter mixture turns golden and bubbling.
  2. Add the milk and chicken broth. Whisk in well.
  3. Bring to a boil. Continue to whisk or stir until it has been at a bubbling, low boil for one minute or so.
  4. Remove from heat, add the other ingredients and mix well.
  5. Taste for seasoning, add salt and pepper as needed.
  6. Spoon into an ungreased, 8x11-inch or 2 quart Pyrex casserole dish. Do not cover.
  7. Bake at 350°F until the casserole is bubbling and starting to lightly crisp around the edges for about 45 minutes.

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