Tex-Mex Chicken 'n' Rice Casserole

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 45 mins

A nice meal for the weekend when you don't want to spend time cooking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 3-quart saucepan, cook onion in hot margarine until tender.
  2. Stir in rice-vermicelli mix, including seasoning package and uncooked rice.
  3. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more.
  4. Stir in broth and water.
  5. Bring to boiling; reduce heat.
  6. Cover and simmer 20 minutes (liquid will not be fully absorbed).
  7. Transfer the mixture to a very large mixing bowl; stir in chicken or turkey, tomato, chili peppers, basil, chili powder, cumin, and pepper.
  8. Transfer to a 3-quart casserole.
  9. Bake, covered, in a 425 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  10. Uncover; sprinkle with cheese.
  11. Bake for 5 minutes more.