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Chicken and rice casserole made in the oven. One-pan dinner recipe.
BAKED CHICKEN AND RICE CASSEROLE
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
1 hr
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 

This baked chicken and rice casserole is made in one pan with very few ingredients. An easy cheesy dinner the whole family will love! All you need to do is combine all ingredients in an oven-safe bowl and bake for an easy one-pan chicken and rice dish. Enjoy!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: International
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 469 kcal
Author: Precious of preciouscore.com
Ingredients
  • 2 cups rice - I used parboiled rice
  • 2 chicken breasts - cut into 1-inch pieces boneless and skinless
  • 1/2 bell pepper - chopped
  • 1/2 medium onion - chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 8 oz block cheddar cheese by Crystal Cheese FarmsĀ®
  • Parsley for garnish (optional)
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Instructions
  1. Rub a casserole pan with butter then preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

  2. In the casserole pan, put in the rice, chicken, garlic powder, white pepper, black pepper, chopped bell pepper, chopped onion, salt and water. Top with the remaining butter (cut into little pieces).

  3. Cover with aluminium foil and put in the oven uncovered to cook for one hour.

  4. Remove and top with the cheese. Then place back in the oven to cook for 15 minutes.

  5. Garnish with parsley if you like and serve warm!