Chicken in a Haystack
"This is probably one of the quickest meals in my recipe file and a wonderful way to please picky eaters," shares Helle Watson of Thornton, Colorado. Youngsters will love "stacking" their favorite toppings over this creamy chicken and rice combo.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
- 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
- 1/2 cup water
- Hot cooked rice
- Cooked peas, raisins, pineapple tidbits, shredded cheddar cheese, sliced ripe olives, chow mein noodles and/or mandarin oranges
- In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the soup, chicken and water. Cover and microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Serve over rice. Top with toppings of your choice.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 201 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 638mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein.
Originally published as Chicken in a Haystack in Quick Cooking September/October 1999