Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

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Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a hearty dinner recipe perfect for cold weather.

This delicious chicken casserole is loaded with long grain rice, Campbell’s cream of chicken soup, corn and topped with crumbled Ritz crackers.

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a hearty dinner recipe perfect for cold weather. This delicious chicken casserole is loaded with long grain rice, Campbell's cream of chicken soup, corn and topped with crumbled Ritz crackers.

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To make this chicken and rice casserole, I started by dumping some long grain white rice, frozen corn, milk, condensed cream of chicken soup and one pouch of Lipton Onion Soup Mix into a large mixing bowl.

cream of chicken soup, Lipton Onion Soup mix, corn, milk and rice in a mixing bowl

I stirred all of the ingredients together and then poured the mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish.

creamy rice and corn mixture in a baking dish

Then I cut some raw chicken breasts into slices.

raw chicken breast slices on a cutting board

I lay the slices of chicken breast on top of the mixture in the baking dish.

raw chicken breast slices on top of creamy rice mixture in a baking dish

Then I covered the baking dish with aluminum foil and placed it in the oven to bake for 50 minutes.

While the casserole was in the oven I prepared the Ritz cracker topping.

I placed some Ritz crackers in a large Ziploc bag and then crushed them with a heavy bottomed pot.

Ritz crackers in a large Ziploc bag

Then I dumped the crushed crackers into a small mixing bowl along with some melted butter and an egg.

crumbled Ritz crackers, melted butter and an egg in a mixing bowl

I stirred the ingredients together with a fork.

At the 50 minute mark I removed the casserole from the oven and took off the foil.

I sprinkled the Ritz cracker mixture over the casserole and then returned the dish to the oven uncovered to crisp up the topping.

Once the Ritz cracker topping was starting to brown I removed the casserole from the oven.

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a hearty dinner recipe perfect for cold weather. This delicious chicken casserole is loaded with long grain rice, Campbell's cream of chicken soup, corn and topped with crumbled Ritz crackers.

I allowed the casserole to cool for a few minutes before serving.

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a hearty dinner recipe perfect for cold weather. This delicious chicken casserole is loaded with long grain rice, Campbell's cream of chicken soup, corn and topped with crumbled Ritz crackers.

This creamy chicken and rice casserole is packed with flavour.

If you are looking for the perfect comfort food dish be sure to try this Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole with Ritz Cracker Topping!

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a hearty dinner recipe perfect for cold weather. This delicious chicken casserole is loaded with long grain rice, Campbell's cream of chicken soup, corn and topped with crumbled Ritz crackers.

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Yield: 6-8 people

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole is a hearty dinner recipe perfect for cold weather. This delicious chicken casserole is loaded with long grain rice, Campbell's cream of chicken soup, corn and topped with crumbled Ritz crackers.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups long grain white rice
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen corn
  • 2 cups milk
  • 10.5 oz condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 oz Lipton onion soup mix
  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast
  • 30 Ritz crackers
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg, large

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Dump rice, corn, milk, condensed cream of chicken soup and Lipton onion soup mix into a large mixing bowl. Stir well.
  3. Pour the mixture into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread out evenly.
  4. Slice chicken breast into strips.
  5. Lay the strips of chicken breast on top of the mixture in the baking dish.
  6. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil.
  7. Place the casserole in the oven and bake for 50 minutes.
  8. While the casserole is baking place the Ritz crackers in a large Ziploc bag and crush with a rolling pin or heavy bottomed pot.
  9. Dump the crushed crackers into a small mixing bowl along with the melted butter and egg. Stir with a fork.
  10. After 50 minutes, remove the casserole from the oven and take off the foil.
  11. Sprinkle the Ritz cracker mixture evenly over the casserole.
  12. Return the dish to the oven and continue baking, uncovered, until the Ritz crackers start to brown. 12-15 minutes.
  13. Remove the casserole from the oven and allow to cool for a few minutes before serving.
  14. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 405

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