Retro Chicken and Rice Casserole

Retro Chicken and Rice Casserole

Looking for a hearty dinner made using Green Giant® frozen sweet peas? Then check out this delicious chicken and rice casserole that’s topped with potato chips.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

45

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

2
tablespoons butter
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
package (8.8 oz) microwavable rice
3
cups chopped cooked chicken
1 1/2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ Select® frozen baby sweet peas (from 12-oz bag)
1 1/2
cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (6 oz)
1
cup mayonnaise
1
can (10 3/4 oz) condensed cream of chicken soup
1
can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1
jar (4 oz) sliced pimientos, drained
3
cups coarsely crushed rippled potato chips
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  2. In 8-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook onion in butter 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until tender.
  3. Meanwhile, cook rice in microwave as directed on package.
  4. In large bowl, gently toss onion, rice, chicken, peas, cheese, mayonnaise, soup, water chestnuts and pimientos. Spoon mixture into baking dish. Top with potato chips.
  5. Bake uncovered 20 to 25 minutes or until bubbly.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient Tip
Use regular white microwavable rice, or try brown rice, long-grain and wild or even a flavored rice such as roasted garlic.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 610
    • Total Fat 43g
      • (Saturated Fat 10g,),
    • Sodium 810mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 30g
      • (Dietary Fiber 4 1/2g,
    • Protein 26g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1 1/2 Starch;
      • 1 Vegetable;
      • 2 Very Lean Meat;
      • 1 High-Fat Meat;
      • 6 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 1 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.