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French Onion Chicken and Rice Casserole

French Onion Chicken and Rice Casserole is the easy recipe idea with just a few pantry staples make this dinner come together super quickly!

One Pot Chicken and Rice Casserole

This French Onion Chicken and Rice Casserole is going to be your new comfort food favorite recipe.

It’s filled with hearty chicken, creamy rice, the soup mix that makes everything better, and topped with the sinfully crispy French’s onions.

Raise your hand if you were raised on casseroles?!

I don’t know why people knock them… they’re always so good and comforting!


Creamy French Onion Chicken and Rice Casserole

How to Make French Onion Chicken and Rice Casserole

You’ll need simple pantry staples to make this recipe:

  • Wild Rice Mix
  • Onion Soup Mix
  • Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • Sour Cream
  • Chicken
  • French Onions

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Chicken and Rice Casserole with Sour Cream

This is definitely a one-pot wonder!

And if you didn’t want to serve a green vegetable, then don’t serve one! ((Although, I think you could add in a box of thawed broccoli and REALLY make this into a one-pot wonder!))

Here are some side dish suggestions:

Delicious Chicken and Rice Casserole

One plateful is not enough of this dish, it’s so creamy and delicious. Warming you up in the chilly months, but it would be just as delightful in the summer!

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French Onion Chicken and Rice Casserole

  • Author: Sweetpea
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: main dish
  • Method: oven-baked
  • Cuisine: american


French Onion Chicken and Rice Casserole is the easy recipe idea with just a few pantry staples make this dinner come together super quickly!


  • 1 Box Long Grain & Wild Rice
  • 1 package Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 can of Water
  • 2 Chicken Breasts
  • Half an onion, thinly sliced
  • Seasoning packet from Wild Rice mix
  • 1 TBS Butter
  • 1/2 cup French’s Onions


  1. Preheat your oven to 350˚.
  2. In a large bowl stir together wild rice mix, onion soup mix, cream of mushroom soup, half cup of sour cream, and one can of water.
  3. In a greased casserole dish, add two chicken breasts and pour the soup mixture over top.
  4. Layer thin fresh onion slices on top, along with the seasoning packet from the wild rice mix.
  5. Dot this whole casserole with 1 tablespoon of butter.
  6. Bake at 350˚ for 30 minutes.
  7. At 30 minutes, remove from the oven, and shred the chicken using two forks.
  8. Stir the chicken back into the casserole to distribute.
  9. Sprinkle French’s Onions on top and bake for another 5-10 minutes, or until the crispy onions are golden brown.
  10. Serve right from the casserole dish to your hungry people!

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  1. Yummy! This looks amazing and so easy! Can’t wait to give this a try!

  2. What a great idea to use teh flavors of a classic dip to make a rice casserole. I need to make this as I have many of the ingredients at home.

  3. The flavor of this casserole is amazing! The whole family really enjoyed it!

  4. What a great recipe for busy weeknights! Made this for dinner last night and it has easily become a new favorite dish! So easy and delicious; the whole family loved it!

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