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Chicken and Rice Casserole is an easy comfort food recipe everyone loves, including picky eaters! Made with rice, chicken, cream of chicken and vegetables and topped with cheese and bread crumbs!

Chicken and Rice Casserole

The Farmwife Cooks
Chicken and Rice Casserole is an easy comfort food recipe everyone loves, including picky eaters!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Main, Main Course, Main Dish
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 6 oz. box Uncle Ben"s Long Grain & Wild Rice Original Recipe
  • 1 Cup Cooked chicken Cubed
  • 1/2 Cup Carrots Shredded
  • 1/2 Cup Celery Chopped
  • 1 10.5 oz Can Cream of Chicken Soup
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1 Cup Mild Cheddar Cheese Shredded
  • 2 Cups Bread Crumbs
  • 2 Tbls Butter Divided

Instructions
 

  • Combine rice, half the contents of the seasoning packet, carrots, celery, 2 1/4 cups of water and 1 Tbls. of butter into a medium size saucepan. Stir well.
  • Bring rice mixture to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes.
  • Add the chicken and Cream of Chicken Soup.
  • Pour into an 8 inch by 8 inch square casserole dish.
  • In a small bowl melt the remaining 1 Tbls of butter. Add the bread crumbs and mix together.
  • Sprinkle cheese over casserole dish and top with bread crumbs.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 mins or until lightly brown.

Notes

Double this recipe for a 9 x 13 inch pan.