Chicken Casserole: Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole by Stacy

posted by Stacy in MS 11-16-100 12:44 PM

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Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole
Recipe By : Southern Living
Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Casseroles Chicken
Main Dish
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 (6.2 oz.) package fast-cooking long grain and wild rice mix
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 small onion -- chopped
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups chicken broth
3 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 1/2 cups half and half
1 (6 oz.) can sliced water chestnuts -- drained
1 (4.5 oz.) jar sliced mushrooms -- drained
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 (2.5 oz.) package sliced almonds


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cook rice mix according to package directions; set aside.

Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and saute until tender. Add flour, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minutes. Add broth, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes, or until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Stir in rice, chicken, and next 6 ingredients. Spoon into a lightly greased 11x7 inch baking dish. Top with almonds.

Bake at 350 for 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Yield 6 servings

Source: "Southern Living, November 2000"

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