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Mexican Chicken Casserole

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.



Mexican Chicken Casserole is a simple and delicious chicken dinner recipe perfect for weeknights.

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.

This casserole starts out with a base of cooked white rice topped with shredded chicken mixed with sour cream, taco seasoning, Rotel and shredded cheese and baked with more shredded cheese on top.

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.

This chicken casserole recipe takes about forty-five minutes from start to finish and serves six people.

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.

Printable Recipe Card with a Full List of Ingredients and Instructions is Located at the Bottom of the Post.

Be sure to read through the entire post so that you don’t miss out on any important tips and tricks!

To make this casserole, I started by preparing some Minute rice according to the directions on the package.

cooked Minute rice in a large pot

Then I dumped some sour cream into a large mixing bowl.

sour cream in a mixing bowl

I added a packet of taco seasoning to the bowl with the sour cream.

taco seasoning on top of sour cream in a mixing bowl

I stirred the sour cream and taco seasoning together well.

sour cream and taco seasoning mixture in a mixing bowl

Then I added some shredded rotisserie chicken to the bowl.

shredded chicken on top of sour cream and taco seasoning mixture in a mixing bowl

I stirred until all of the chicken was coated in the sour cream and taco seasoning mixture.

shredded chicken and sour cream mixture in a mixing bowl

Then I added a can of Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies to the bowl along with some chopped green onions.

Rotel and chopped green onions on top of chicken mixture in a mixing bowl

I stirred all of the ingredients together well.

chicken, sour cream and rotel mixture in a mixing bowl

Then I added some shredded Mexican cheese blend to the bowl.

shredded cheese on top of chicken mixture in a mixing bowl

I stirred well again.

Mexican chicken casserole mixture in a mixing bowl

I dumped the cooked rice into the bottom of a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly.

cooked white rice in the bottom of a casserole dish

Then I spooned the chicken mixture over the rice.

chicken mixture in a casserole dish

I sprinkled some more shredded cheese on top of the chicken mixture.

shredded cheese on top of chicken mixture in a casserole dish

Then I placed the dish in the oven and baked the casserole until it was bubbling and the cheese was starting to brown around the edges.

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.

I removed the dish from the oven and allowed the casserole to sit for a few minutes before scooping and serving.

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.

This cheesy chicken and rice casserole is sure to please the whole family.

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.

The taco seasoning and Rotel add a bit of a kick to the dish but it is not overly spicy.

If you are looking for a delicious casserole recipe using rotisserie chicken, then you need to try this Mexican Chicken Casserole!

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.

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PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE RECIPE CAN BE FOUND AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE

Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Mexican Chicken Casserole:

  • 2 cups Minute rice, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 oz taco seasoning
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded, cooked chicken
  • 10 oz Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend

Topping

  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions

How to Make Mexican Chicken Casserole:

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Prepare the rice according to the directions on the package.
  3. Dump the sour cream and taco seasoning into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Stir the sour cream and taco seasoning together well.
  5. Add the shredded chicken to the bowl and stir until all of the chicken is coated in the sour cream mixture.
  6. Add the Rotel and chopped green onions to the bowl and stir well.
  7. Add the shredded cheese to the bowl and stir well again.
  8. Dump the cooked rice into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly,
  9. Spoon the chicken mixture over the rice in the baking dish.
  10. Sprinkle the remaining cup of shredded cheese on top.
  11. Place the dish in the oven and bake until the casserole is bubbling and the cheese is starting to brown around the edges. 22-25 minutes.
  12. Remove the casserole from the oven and sprinkle the remaining green onions on top.
  13. Serve and enjoy!

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Yield: 6 people

Mexican Chicken Casserole

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.

Mexican Chicken Casserole is an easy dinner recipe loaded with Minute rice, shredded rotisserie chicken, Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, sour cream and shredded cheese.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Minute rice, uncooked
  • 1 1/2 cups sour cream
  • 1 oz taco seasoning
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded, cooked chicken
  • 10 oz Rotel diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 cups shredded Mexican cheese blend

Topping

  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onions

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Prepare the rice according to the directions on the package.
  3. Dump the sour cream and taco seasoning into a large mixing bowl.
  4. Stir the sour cream and taco seasoning together well.
  5. Add the shredded chicken to the bowl and stir until all of the chicken is coated in the sour cream mixture.
  6. Add the Rotel and chopped green onions to the bowl and stir well.
  7. Add the shredded cheese to the bowl and stir well again.
  8. Dump the cooked rice into a greased 9 x 13 inch baking dish and spread it out evenly,
  9. Spoon the chicken mixture over the rice in the baking dish.
  10. Sprinkle the remaining cup of shredded cheese on top.
  11. Place the dish in the oven and bake until the casserole is bubbling and the cheese is starting to brown around the edges. 22-25 minutes.
  12. Remove the casserole from the oven and sprinkle the remaining green onions on top.
  13. Serve and enjoy!

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