Dinner Shortcuts: Chicken and rice casserole

Brandy O'Neill

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Creamy rice and chicken combine to create the perfect weeknight meal. Prepare in the morning and throw in the oven at night. It's that simple!

Chicken and rice casserole

No need to wonder what to make tonight! This simple supper will keep you full for hours and packs tons of delicious wild rice flavor. Your family will love this dish.

Chicken and rice casserole

Yields 9 x 13-inch casserole


  • 12 ounces long grain wild rice
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, meat picked off
  • 1 pound sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 can cream mushroom soup
  • 1 cup shredded cheese


  1. Prepare rice according to bag directions. Once cooked, add to a large bowl.

  2. To the rice add chicken, mushrooms, sour cream and cream of mushroom soup.
  3. Top with shredded cheese and bake for about 1 hour until the casserole is set and the cheese is melted. If the cheese starts to get too brown, you can cover the dish with foil while it continues to cook.

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Brandy O'Neill
Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her food is influenced by her small town roots as well as her many travels around the world.