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Easy Chicken and Rice Recipe

Your going to love my easy chicken and rice recipe. 

This homemade chicken casserole is easy to prepare and in no time, you will have a delicious meal prepared for your hungry family. Serve with a fresh tossed salad with homemade salad dressing.  Delicious.

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Easy Chicken and Rice Recipe

Marilyn’s Chicken and Rice


2 cups chopped chicken (rotisserie chicken works beautifully)

2 cups cooked rice
1 can cream of chicken soup
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 small can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
1 tsp fresh lemon juice

1/2 cup slivered almonds
2 cups crushed cornflakes
1 stick butter, melted
shredded cheese 

PREHEAT oven to 375 degrees and spray a 9×13 baking dish with oil.

Mix the casserole ingredients together in a bowl and spoon into the prepared baking dish.  Bake for 30 minutes.

Meanwhile melt the butter and mix with the slivered almonds and crushed corn flakes.  

Bring the casserole out after 30 minutes and top with the cornflake mixture and then sprinkle shredded cheese over all.  Bake another 15 minutes.

Recipe Notes

You can add the rice to the casserole or serve it with it.

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