Chicken and Rice Dinner

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This chicken and rice casserole recipe caught my eye because it doesn’t have the typical canned soup ingredients which in my mind makes it a lot healthier.

This recipe requires very little prep time and there is a good chance you will have all of the ingredients on hand.

Chicken and Rice Dinner
 
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 cut up chicken (3 ½ to 4 pounds)
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2⅓ cups water
  • 1 ½ cups long grain white rice
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Place four in a shallow dish like a pie plate and roll chicken in flour to coat. Using the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat cook chicken until browned on both sides.
  3. While chicken is browning mix the rest of the ingredients together in a large bowl and pour the mixture into a 13 x 9 casserole dish lightly sprayed with cooking spray.
  4. Arrange the chicken over the rice mixture, cover with aluminum foil, and bake for 50 – 60 minutes or until rice is done and dark meat registers 180F.
  5. Let rest for 10 minutes and serve hot.

Adapted from Taste of Home Cookbook

 

Crispy Baked Chicken Recipe

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This is a simple recipe that can be served with a side dish or as a stand-alone meal. The stuffing mix gives the dish a nice crunch and the sour cream and chicken soup creates a nice creamy sauce.

Crispy Baked Chicken Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Main
Serves: 6
Ingredients
  • 1 can condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 package stove top chicken stuffing mix
  • ½ cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • ½ cup butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a medium size bowl mix together the soup and sour cream until well combined.
  3. Place the stuffing in a food processor and pulse until fine crumbs form. Add the cheese and pulse one time to blend the cheese into the stuffing crumbs. (if you don’t have a food processor place crumbs in a food grade plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin)
  4. Arrange chicken on the bottom of a 13 x 9 baking dish and layer the soup mixture over the top, and then top with the stuffing mix.
  5. Bake for 50 – 60 minutes or until chicken is done. (165F)

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Adapted from Kraft recipes.

Creamy and Cheesy Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe

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Creamy and Cheese Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe

I have prepared Chicken Tetrazzini a number of times but when I ran into this Creamy and Cheese Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe it looked really good, so I thought I would put it on the menu for dinner. This recipe is a little time consuming but well worth the time and effort. The combination of the 3 cheeses is almost a perfect blend. Preparing the cheese sauce reminds me somewhat of preparing macaroni and cheese, which gives this Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe its creamy, cheesy flavor. This one will go on my favorite recipe list.

If you like Chicken Tetrazzini, or have never tried it before, give this Creamy and Cheese Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe a try. It’s delicious. Enjoy

 

Creamy and Cheese Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe
 
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • ½ pound spaghetti
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into bite-size pieces)
  • 1 sweet red pepper (chopped)
  • 1- 8 package fresh mushrooms (sliced)
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (cubed)
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 can chicken broth (14.5 ounces)
  • 3 Tablespoons Grated Parmesan Cheese (divided)
  • ½ cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • Oil for browning
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large kettle cook the pasta according to package directions.
  3. While the pasta is cooking, cube the chicken, and chop the vegetables.
  4. In a lightly oiled large skillet cook the chicken and vegetables until chicken is no longer pink inside. Remove the mixture, cover to keep warm, and set aside.
  5. In the same skillet combine the chicken broth, cream cheese, and flour; brink to a boil whisking constantly. Reduce the heat and simmer while stirring, until mixture thickens.
  6. Drain the pasta and mix in the vegetable cheese sauce and 2 tablespoons of the Parmesan Cheese. Salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Spoon the mixture into a 3 quart casserole dish and bake covered for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and top with the Shredded Mozzarella Cheese and 1 tablespoon of Grated Parmesan Cheese. Return the casserole to the oven and bake uncovered until cheese is melted.
  8. Serve hot.

 

Creamy and Cheese Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe Creamy and Cheese Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe

Creamy and Cheese Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe Creamy and Cheese Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe

Creamy and Cheese Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe