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Baked Chicken and Rice Casserole

Baked Chicken and Rice Casserole

Here is a baked chicken and rice casserole, you can enjoy for dinner, delicious, has amazing flavor and few ingredients are required. This gonna be your favorite dinner recipe with rice.

Ingredients for this Recipe:

  • 4 [4-oz.] boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup long-grain brown rice, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cup chicken broth, preferably organic
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

Tip:

For maximum flavor, sauté the red onion and toast the brown rice in the skillet first. When finished browning the chicken, deglaze the pan with some of the chicken broth to scrape up any brown bits left on the bottom of the skillet. When finished, transfer the liquid from the skillet to the casserole dish with the rest of the chicken broth.

How to Make Baked Chicken and Rice Casserole:

Step 1:

Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Set aside.

Step 2:

Heat the remaining olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add chicken breasts and season with salt and black pepper, if desired. Cook until golden brown, approximately 3-4 minutes per side.

Step 3:

Add onion and rice to the prepared baking dish. Season with salt and black pepper, if desired, and stir to combine. Pour the chicken broth over the rice and arrange the seared breasts on top of the rice mixture.

Step 4:

Tightly cover with aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake for another 15-20 minutes or until the rice is cooked through.

Step 5:

Remove from the oven and cool for 5 minutes before fluffing the rice with a fork. Serve immediately and enjoy this chicken rice casserole!

Chicken rice casserole

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Baked Chicken and Rice Casserole

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Main Course American
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: Approximately 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes

Baked chicken and rice casserole recipe, super delicious and easy to make with a few ingredients, perfect for dinner. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 4 [4-oz.] boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup long-grain brown rice, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cup chicken broth, preferably organic
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Set aside.

2

Heat the remaining olive oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add chicken breasts and season with salt and black pepper, if desired. Cook until golden brown, approximately 3-4 minutes per side.

3

Add onion and rice to the prepared baking dish. Season with salt and black pepper, if desired, and stir to combine. Pour the chicken broth over the rice and arrange the seared breasts on top of the rice mixture.

4

Tightly cover with aluminum foil and bake for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake for another 15-20 minutes or until the rice is cooked through.

5

Remove from the oven and cool for 5 minutes before fluffing the rice with a fork. Serve immediately and enjoy!

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