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Chicken in a Haystack Recipe

Chicken in a Haystack Recipe

"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 TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 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


  • 1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine soup, chicken and water; mix well. Cover and microwave on high for 3-5 minutes or until heated through. Serve over rice. Top with toppings of your choice. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 201 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 638mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 22g protein.

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Reviewed Sep. 20, 2008

"I love these!! They are so yummy."

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