Chicken & Rice Casserole

Chicken & Rice Casserole
  • Prep Time
  • Cooking Time
  • Skill Level
    Easy
  • Makes
    6
    servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked, chopped chicken breast meat
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon diced jalapeños (optional)

Instructions

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

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

BAKE for 45 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

FOR FREEZE AHEAD:
PREPARE
as above; do not bake. Cover; freeze for up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in refrigerator. Uncover. Preheat oven to 350° F. Bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Nutritional Information

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 22g 34%
  • Saturated Fat 14g 68%
  • Cholesterol 165mg 55%
  • Sodium 340mg 14%
  • Carbohydrates 25g 8%
  • Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
  • Vitamin A 10%
  • Vitamin C 2%
  • Calcium 45%
  • Iron 10%
  • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 28g

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