Looking for chicken wild rice casserole? Wait until you try this recipe. With fresh flavors, this simple to make wild rice casserole is a healthy comfort meal that is great for a weeknight dinner or for Sunday dinner.
The Best Chicken Wild Rice Casserole You Will Eat
I love chicken and rice. There are so many ways to make it. It is a filling dinner casserole and most people like it, even fussy eaters. This chicken wild rice casserole is perfect for any occasion. Since it is a one pot meal, it is easy clean up too, which makes it even better.
What to Serve with Wild Rice Casserole
This wild rice casserole is a complete meal all by itself. You don’t have to worry about making anything else with it, unless you are thinking dessert. While this recipe is great any time of year, somehow it has me thinking about Fall. Here are some of my favorite dall dessert recipe.
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How to Store the Best Chicken and Rice Casserole
When you have leftovers of this chicken and rice casserole, you will want to wrap it tightly in plastic or move the leftovers to an airtight container. Keep the leftovers in the refrigerator. If the chicken and rice casserole is stored properly it will stay good for up to 3 days.
How to Reheat Rice Casserole Recipes
If you have leftovers that you have saved in the refrigerator, you might want to know how to reheat them. You can reheat the leftovers in the casserole dish you stored it in. In that case, heat the leftovers in the oven. If you have stored the casserole in an airtight container, you can reheat the leftovers in the microwave.
Don’t Want to Eat the Chicken Wild Rice Casserole Again
While this is the best chicken rice casserole, you still might get tired of eating it by the 2nd or 3rd day. If that is the case, simply turn this chicken wild rice casserole into something new. Make Chicken and Wild Rice Soup. Take the leftovers and heat on the stove with chicken broth. If you don’t have chicken broth on hand you can use water and chicken bullion cubes. Heat it until is heated through. The best chicken and rice casserole dish has now become an amazing soup recipe.
Ingredients in Chicken Wild Rice Casserole
- white onion
- wild rice
- chicken broth
- boneless/ skinless raw chicken tenders
- unsalted butter
- poultry seasoning
- whole milk
- Non-stick cooking spray
How to Make Chicken Wild Rice Casserole
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Prep the baking dish but cooking spray.
Add the rice and broth in the prepped baking dish.
Cover tightly with foil.
Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hr +15 minutes.
Check on the rice and when it is almost done add the melted butter into a small sauce pan. Heat on medium while add the flour, salt, and poultry seasoning Stir to mix. Cook for one minute. Then begin to slowly add the milk while whisking. This will form a thick and creamy sauce.
Remove the rice in the baking dish from the oven once it is done. Carefully removing the foil from the baking dish. Add the chicken and the sauce, stirring to combine all ingredients.
Return to the oven. Increase the heat to 450 degrees baking for 30-20 minutes. (Or until the chicken is no longer pink)
Top with salt, pepper, and parsley.
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- 1 medium white onion (chopped)
- 5 carrots (chopped)
- 5 large celery (chopped)
- 1 C wild rice
- 3 C chicken broth
- 1 lb. boneless/ skinless raw chicken tenders (cut into small pieces)
- 4 TBSP unsalted butter (melted)
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
- 4 TBSP flour
- 2 C whole milk
- Non-stick cooking spray
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Prep the baking dish but cooking spray.
- Add the rice and broth in the prepped baking dish.
- Cover tightly with foil.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hr +15 minutes.
- Check on the rice and when it is almost done add the melted butter into a small sauce pan. Heat on medium while add the flour, salt, and poultry seasoning Stir to mix. Cook for one minute. Then begin to slowly add the milk while whisking. This will form a thick and creamy sauce.
- Remove the rice in the baking dish from the oven once it is done. Carefully removing the foil from the baking dish. Add the chicken and the sauce, stirring to combine all ingredients.
- Return to the oven. Increase the heat to 450 degrees baking for 30-20 minutes. (Or until the chicken is no longer pink)
- Top with salt, pepper, and parsley.
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