Chicken and Rice Casserole


This chicken and rice casserole is a creamy, comforting dish that’s perfect for a winter’s night. It’s easy to make, and can be tailored to your own taste. Just add your favourite vegetables, or some spice if you like it hot!

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 chicken breast, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup white rice
  • 1 can (400ml) chicken stock
  • 1 can (400ml) cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C (350 degrees F).
  2. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook until softened.
  3. Add chicken, and cook until browned.
  4. Stir in rice, chicken stock, cream of chicken soup, milk, and cheddar cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour into a baking dish, and bake for 30 minutes, or until heated through.

Description

This chicken and rice casserole is a creamy, comforting dish that’s perfect for a winter’s night. It’s easy to make, and can be tailored to your own taste. Just add your favourite vegetables, or some spice if you like it hot!

Potential changes & improvements

If you’re looking for a bit of extra flavour, try adding some chopped bacon or ham to the casserole. You could also add some frozen vegetables, such as peas or corn. For a bit of spice, try adding a pinch of cayenne pepper.

What other food it works well with

This casserole goes well with a simple green salad and some crusty bread.

Common Mistakes

Be sure to cook the rice thoroughly before adding it to the casserole, otherwise it will be undercooked. If the casserole is too thick, you can thin it out with a bit of additional chicken stock.

Nutritional Information

This recipe is high in protein and calcium.

Allergens

This recipe contains dairy.


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