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3.72 from 46 votes

Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

Chicken & Wild Rice Casserole is the ultimate comfort food layered with flavorful rice, chicken, a cheesy sauce, and crispy stuffing. You can make it ahead of time and even freeze it!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, chicken, rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 628kcal
Author Melanie Dueck

Ingredients

  • 6 ounce package Uncle Ben’s Long Grain and Wild Rice
  • 2 cups Monterey Jack cheese grated
  • 4 boneless chicken breasts cut into bite size pieces
  • Paprika
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • ¼ cup chicken broth or water
  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 3 cups Pepperidge Farm herb seasoned stuffing

Instructions

  • Cook rice according to package directions.
  • Spray a 9”x13” baking dish with cooking spray and pour rice into a casserole dish. Cover rice with 1 cup Jack cheese and then layer on uncooked chicken pieces over the top of the cheese. Sprinkle chicken with paprika and layer with the remaining 1 cup grated cheese.
  • Add broth (or water) to the soup. Mix and spoon over top of the cheese.
  • Add the melted butter to stuffing mix and spread over the top of the casserole.
  • You can refrigerate overnight (or freeze it for later) or cook immediately.
  • Bake at 325 degrees F for 60 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 628kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 1510mg | Potassium: 504mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 658IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 289mg | Iron: 4mg