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Hot Chicken Casserole Recipe

Hot Chicken Casserole Recipe

A comforting hot dish with a crisp top, this hearty casserole will warm you from the inside out.—Carol Wilson, DeKalb, IL
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 teaspoon grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • TOPPING:
  • 2 cups crushed cornflakes
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine first eight ingredients. Transfer to a greased 13x9-in. baking dish.
  • 2. Combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over top. Bake, uncovered, 40-45 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 804 calories, 63 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 94 mg cholesterol, 856 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.