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July 12, 2019
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Make-Ahead Chicken and Rice Bake

A simple casserole that is both delicious and keeps well frozen.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Casserole, chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Author David Lee


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 4 carrots chopped
  • 4 stalks celery chopped
  • 1 rotisserie chicken shredded
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 3 cups chicken stock


  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic, carrots, and celery. Cook until the onions are soft, making sure to stir often so it doesn't burn. Pour into a baking pan.

  2. Add in the chicken, rice, soup, chicken stock, and salt & pepper to taste. Cover and bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 minutes.

  3. Leftovers can be kept in the freezer for up to 2 months.


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