Salsa Chicken With Rice Casserole Recipe

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Salsa Chicken and Rice Casserole

 

I decided it was time again for a one dish meal, and this Salsa Chicken with Rice Casserole Recipe looked pretty good, so I decided to give it a try. This is a simple recipe, but there is quite a bit of prep time because of having to precook the chicken and rice. The original recipe called for boneless skinless chicken breasts but I decided to use boneless skinless chicken thighs instead, because they are a lot moister; they worked real well. I am sure if you prefer white meat that would be fine also. This Salsa Chicken With Rice Casserole Recipe is a delicious combination of flavors that you and your Family will love. The next time you are looking for a one meal dish recipe, give it a try.

 

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Salsa Chicken With Rice Casserole Recipe
 
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Recipe type: One Dish Meal
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 1⅓ cups uncooked white rice
  • 2⅔ cups water
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken thighs
  • 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1½ cups mild salsa
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. Place rice and water in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Place chicken thighs into a large saucepan, and fill the pan with water. Bring to a boil, and cook for 20 minutes, or until done.
  4. Remove chicken from water. When cool enough to handle, cut meat into bite-size pieces.
  5. Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine Monterey Jack and Cheddar cheeses.
  7. In a separate bowl, mix together cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, onion, and salsa.
  8. Layer ½ of the rice, ½ of the chicken, ½ of the soup and salsa mixture, and ½ of the cheese mixture the prepared dish. Repeat layers, ending with cheese.
  9. Bake in preheated oven for about 40 minutes, or until bubbly.

 

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Salsa Chicken With Rice Casserole

 

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