Chicken and Rice Chow Mein Recipe

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I sometimes make this recipe with leftover chicken and rice. My children keep me running most of the day, so a quick casserole for dinner helps smooth out bumps in our schedule.—Beth Pallwitz, Tacoma, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:3-4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 3-4 servings


  • 1 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 to 1-1/4 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1/2 cup chow mein noodles

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1-1/2 cups) equals 298 calories, 11 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 1,100 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 16 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute the chicken, celery and onion in oil until chicken is no longer pink. Add the soup, soy sauce and ginger; cook and stir until bubbly. Stir in rice.
  2. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until heated through. Uncover; sprinkle with noodles. Bake 5-10 minutes longer or until noodles are crisp. Yield: 3-4 servings.
Originally published as Chow Mein Chicken in Casserole Cookbook 2001, p304

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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pinkhottie User ID: 3003964 112824
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2008

"this all-in-1 chinese meal is just as good as the resturants. and the chow-mein noodles give it a nice crunch."

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