Can rice be cooked in a casserole? Of course, it can! Try this Green Chili Mexican Rice Casserole with our Mahatma® Jasmine Rice and enjoy the time you’ll save with this no-boil recipe. Enjoy it as a side dish or bump it up to a main by adding some shredded chicken. However you choose, this recipe will be nothing short of satisfying. Apart from its cheesy decadence, this dish is also super simple to whip up.
To start, make sure to use uncooked rice as it will bake in the casserole dish with the other ingredients and liquid.
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Transfer to a greased 2 quart baking dish.
Cover and bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until heated through. Top with red pepper flakes.
Take an authentic Mexican rice recipe to new heights! Chopped green chilis, crushed red pepper flakes, sour cream, Monterey Jack cheese and – last but certainly not least – Jasmine Rice, all come together in a flash. With these five ingredients, you’ll have your hassle-free casserole on the dinner table and ready to eat in seconds flat. All you’ll have to do is pre-heat the oven and wait 30 minutes as this recipe works its magic.
Pump up the flavor. To add some oomph to this dish, cook the rice in vegetable or chicken broth. Feel free to use shredded chicken or beef to add a bit more protein in at the end.
If you are craving something more Thai flavored, why not learn how to make coconut rice?