Zesty Chicken and Rice Casserole

Zesty Chicken and Rice Casserole

Prep:
20 mins
Cooking:
60 mins
Level:
Easy
Yields:
4

This Zesty Chicken and Rice Casserole is the perfect comfort food. It comes together quickly and will satisfy the whole family.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups water
  • 3 MAGGI Chicken Flavor Bouillon Cubes
  • 3/4 cup long-grain white rice
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 3 cups cooked, chopped chicken breast meat (about 3 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves)
  • 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded Monterey Jack cheese with jalapeños
  • 1 can (12 fl. oz.) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Lightly grease 2-quart casserole dish.

BRING water and bouillon to a boil in medium saucepan. Add rice and butter; cover. Reduce heat to low; cook for 15 to 20 minutes or until rice is almost tender and most of liquid is absorbed.

COMBINE prepared rice, chicken, cheese, evaporated milk, onion, eggs and cilantro in prepared casserole; stir well.

BAKE for 40 to 45 minutes or until bubbly and edges are golden.

Baker's Comments

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/4 of recipe
  • Calories 740
  • Calories from Fat 320

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 36g 55%
  • Saturated Fat 21g 103%
  • Cholesterol 290mg 96%
  • Sodium 1370mg 57%
  • Carbohydrates 41g 14%
  • Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
  • Sugars 10g
  • Protein 59g
  • Vitamin A 15%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 70%
  • Iron 20%

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