Chicken and Rice Casserole

Chicken and Rice Casserole can take on any flavor that you like. Because it is a casserole, you can add an extra vegetable or two, or maybe some herbs if that's what you like. This way you end up with a dish that is uniquely you. Submitted by David McCarthy, Australia


  • 1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 8 pieces of Chicken - Thigh (boned) is good to use in this recipe
  • 1 1/3 cup uncooked rice
  • 2 Tbsp Pimento
  • 1 small can sliced mushrooms and juice
  • 1 pkg dry onion soup mix
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1/2 bell pepper (Capsicum)


In a 3 quart casserole dish melt butter, add rice, pimento and chopped bell pepper and mushrooms. Lay chicken pieces on rice.

Spoon soup over chicken.

Sprinkle onion soup mix over all.

Cover with water.

Cover with foil. Bake for 1 1/2 hours at 325F (around 165C).

Remove foil for the last 15 minutes to brown the chicken.

This easy chicken casserole recipe serves 4.


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