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French Onion Chicken and Rice Casserole

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  • 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!


Instructions for using a Rotisserie Chicken!

Mix the soup and rice mixture together. Stir in the shredded rotisserie chicken. Pour into a casserole dish and sprinkle the rice seasoning packet over top, along with dots of butter. Bake for 30 minutes, covered, at 350˚. After 30 minutes, remove the cover and sprinkle french onions on top of the casserole. Bake an additional 5 minutes. Serve!

Keywords: french onion chicken and rice casserole

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