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Winning Creamy Chicken Casserole

French onion dip lends a tangy accent to this cheesy rice bake from Jaky Broussard of Greensboro, Alabama. Short prep time means you can eat deliciously without spending hours in the kitchen.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup uncooked instant rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/2 cup 4% cottage cheese
  • 1/3 cup French onion dip
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash white pepper
  • 1/2 cup cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green chilies

Directions

  • Cook rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, saute onion in butter until tender; set aside. In a small bowl, combine the cottage cheese, onion dip, sour cream, salt and pepper. Stir in rice and onion.
  • Spread half of the rice mixture into a 3-cup baking dish coated with cooking spray. Layer with chicken, 1/4 cup cheddar cheese and green chilies. Top with remaining rice mixture; sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 454 calories, 20g fat (12g saturated fat), 69mg cholesterol, 1085mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 29g protein.

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  • kathyhardee2
    Oct 14, 2018

    I made my own onion dip and used regular rice instead of instant. I used chicken broth to cook the rice and added the chopped onion to the rice while it was cooking to save a step. We love it - so much so that I frequently double the recipe to have enough for leftovers. Thanks Jaky!

  • Teresa317
    Sep 27, 2011

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