Easy Chicken Casserole Recipe

Welcome to my kitchen, where we’re about to embark on a culinary journey to create a heartwarming and flavorful dish – Chicken Casserole. This recipe is designed to serve four people and combines tender chicken, savory vegetables, and a creamy sauce to create a comforting and satisfying meal. Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or a special occasion, this Chicken Casserole is sure to become a family favorite. Let’s get started!

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For this delightful Chicken Casserole, you’ll need the following ingredients:

For the Casserole:

  1. 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  2. 2 cups of mixed vegetables (e.g., carrots, peas, corn, green beans)
  3. 1 cup uncooked white rice
  4. 1 cup chicken broth
  5. 1 cup heavy cream
  6. 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  7. 1/4 cup chopped onion
  8. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  9. 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  10. 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary
  11. Salt and black pepper to taste

For the Topping: 12. 1 cup breadcrumbs

  1. 2 tablespoons melted butter
  2. 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley (for garnish, optional)
Chicken casserole
Chicken casserole


Let’s dive into the process of creating this delicious Chicken Casserole:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish.
  2. Season the chicken breasts with salt, black pepper, dried thyme, and dried rosemary. Place them in the baking dish.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the mixed vegetables, uncooked white rice, chicken broth, heavy cream, grated Parmesan cheese, chopped onion, and minced garlic. Mix until everything is well combined.
  4. Pour the vegetable and rice mixture over the seasoned chicken breasts in the baking dish.
  5. In a separate bowl, combine the breadcrumbs with melted butter and mix until the breadcrumbs are evenly coated.
  6. Sprinkle the buttered breadcrumbs evenly over the casserole, creating a crispy topping.
  7. Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes.
  8. After 30 minutes, remove the foil and continue baking for an additional 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through and the topping is golden brown.
  9. If desired, garnish your Chicken Casserole with chopped fresh parsley for a pop of color and freshness.
  10. Serve your Chicken Casserole hot and enjoy the comforting blend of flavors!

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