Get ready to prepare a foolproof yet incredibly tasty chicken and rice casserole. This oven recipe is ideal for chilly nights as it’s warm, cozy and delicious – comfort food anyone?
Gather all ingredients while you preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a non-stick shallow baking dish with butter or oil spray. In the meantime, mix the seasonings and flour.
In a large pot, prepare Mahatma® White Rice according to package directions; then stir in butter or margarine and set aside.
Cut chicken into serving pieces and coat with the mixture of flour, salt, and pepper.
Fry chicken in heated oil or shortening, until golden.
Place chicken pieces (only one layer) and cover the bottom of the large shallow baking dish.
Whisk the eggs, milk, nutmeg, chopped parsley and with a fork stir into prepared rice mixture.
Pour rice over chicken and bake for 45 minutes. Pro tip: before baking, you can sprinkle some shredded cheese on top for an extra savory dish.
Enjoy the convenience of one-pot meals by baking this Chicken and Rice casserole. Featuring two of the most popular ingredients you’ve got in stock and packed with cheese and scrumptious condiments, this is the ultimate crowd-pleaser.
Our Mahatma® White Rice is fluffy and pairs perfectly with the fried chicken, adding an incredible texture to this baked meal. Along with the melted cheese, we guarantee leftovers won’t be an issue here!
Let the oven do the work for you, while you enjoy quality time with your family and friends. Have you ever considered turning cooking into a family activity? Oven time could be the perfect occasion to gather your family members in the kitchen and whip up this easy-to-make Traditional Arroz con Leche for dessert.
Chicken can be easily swapped out with other animal protein such as turkey or pork – choose the one that fits your taste better or the ingredients you have in the fridge.
Vegetarian alternatives to this casserole are also in order. Include in the ingredients your favorite greens and plant-based protein such as tofu or broccoli.
For extra flavor, you can mix the rice mixture with bacon bits or sautéed green onion. And if you love spicy recipes, top your serving with chili flakes.