Cheesy Chicken and Rice Recipe

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When autumn winds start to blow here in the Northeast, I keep this recipe close at hand. There are never any leftovers when I serve this to my family—much to their disappointment!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 45 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 3 cups cooked long grain rice
  • 3 cups frozen chopped broccoli, thawed and drained
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese, divided
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cup: 503 calories, 26g fat (14g saturated fat), 243mg cholesterol, 964mg sodium, 34g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 33g protein


  1. Combine rice and broccoli; spoon into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  2. In a large skillet, saute mushrooms in butter until tender. Remove from the heat. Add chicken and green onions; spoon over rice mixture. Beat eggs, milk, salt and pepper; pour over all. Sprinkle with 1 cup cheese. Spread soup over top.
  3. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cheese and bake 15 minutes longer. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Cheesy Chicken and Rice in Country Chicken Cookbook 1995, p76

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Reviewed Apr. 9, 2016

"Mediocre at best. Husband loved it, but kids did not."

Reviewed Sep. 4, 2013

"My husband and I love this recipe and I am making it again tonight, but I am going to change the type of cheese...Velveeta instead of cheddar since it melts much better"

Reviewed Apr. 22, 2013

"I absolutely love cheesy chicke and rice :)"

Reviewed Aug. 30, 2011

"This recipe is absolutely yummy! Even my picky, non-rice eating kids came back for seconds. It has now become a part of our monthly menu."

Reviewed Jun. 15, 2011

"Turned out wonderful, and very quick to whip up. Will definitely make again."

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