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Asparagus, Chicken, Wild Rice Casserole Recipe

Asparagus, Chicken, Wild Rice Casserole Recipe

I found this recipe several years ago while looking for something unusual but simple I could prepare for company. I could prepare for company. It's a dish that I've served many times since then—with a salad and rolls, it makes a complete meal. My husband and I both grew up in the country. We're living in a suburb of a big city now, but we hope to move to a rural area. Meanwhile, two small children, home improvement projects, sewing and needlework keep me busy.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 1-1/4 hours YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked wild rice, rinsed
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, undrained
  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • 2 tablespoons onion soup mix
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh asparagus, trimmed

Directions

  • 1. Spread rice in a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Add the broth and mushrooms; dot with 2 tablespoons butter. Arrange chicken in center of dish; sprinkle with onion soup mix. Spoon mushroom soup over top.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 1 hour. Arrange asparagus around edges of dish. Melt remaining butter; brush over asparagus and sprinkle with paprika. Bake 15-20 minutes longer or until asparagus is tender. Yield: 6 servings.

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heaty89 User ID: 6675815 224724
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2015

"Very good weeknight dinner recipe, and very easy. I made it exactly how the recipe says to, and it turned out delicious."

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sweetlu62 User ID: 5385567 39967
Reviewed Mar. 11, 2014

"Love this!! I however did modify this recipe a little bit...instead of regular rice I used the new Minute Rice multi-grain medly ( which is a mixture of brown rice, red rice , wild rice and quinoa) I used one package which is one cup of rice....I only dotted it with a few dots of butter , I didn't have mushrooms but I had a big portabella which I diced up and only used 1 tablespoon of onion soup. I added a bit of milk to my soup to make it creamy and I cut up my asparagus and sauted it in the butter for a little while . also I used chicken tenders instead of big chicken breasts, I think they cook faster and so does the instant rice...turned out beautiful...my husband said it was the best casserole he's ever had! Oh I also sprinkled a a little pepper and garlic powder in with my soup. Wonderful!!!"

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JudithRN3 User ID: 1949591 17120
Reviewed Jan. 6, 2014

"This is an old old recipe: used 3 tbsp. butter (total) and additional 1/3 c water (I always use 3 tb sour cream and 2 tb water, An e xcellent recipe! I also vary from cream of mushroom soup to cream of chicken soup!--both very good."

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yummyme User ID: 7325364 42289
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2013

"I cooked this recipe for the first time for myself and my son and we loved it! Next time I cook it i wont put as much onion soup mix. Other than that it was yummy."

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Lyann 72 User ID: 5794473 39966
Reviewed Jun. 11, 2013

"We just loved it. Will make again."

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database User ID: 6962017 13735
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2013

"Very tasty. I only dotted 1 Tblsp of butter in the rice and 2 1/2 Tblsp of butter on the asparagus after reading the reviews about too much butter. These amounts worked fine. Only downside was that my wild rice came out crunchy. Will try par boiling the wild rice next time."

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cgisi User ID: 4674960 39259
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

"This is one of my family's favorite recipes. Even the kids love it and it's so easy!"

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Femminapsicotic User ID: 5189269 201974
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2012

"This was delicious!"

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williamsegraves User ID: 3296408 16996
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2012

"Just like mrswoods05's niece and nephew said, this was really tasty! :D"

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kodak853 User ID: 205458 42288
Reviewed Dec. 5, 2011

"Overall this recipe was really good. I sort of guessed on the rice and bought a box of uncle Ben's, it wasn't exactly a cup and I should adjusted the chicken broth. I felt like there was too much butter also. I added some jarred garlic to the chicken broth, thought it was a tasty addition. Will use more asparagus next time."

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Jones1228 User ID: 5902142 39965
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2011

"I didn't measure the onion soup and just sprinkled over the chicken it was just a little bit salty (my fault) overall very good recipe."

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mrswoods05 User ID: 3613183 15784
Reviewed Mar. 21, 2011

"I made this one time when my niece and nephew were visiting. The 6 year old told me it was "really tasty". Not a bad complement!"

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jverly User ID: 1550144 18017
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2007

"I'm guessing it should be 1/4 cup butter!"

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anonymous User ID: 5520322 42287
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2007

"I think 14 cups of melted butter is a misprint. Hopefully! Can anyone correct this?"

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