Easy Gourmet Chicken Rice Casserole
Easy Chicken Rice Casserole is one of my all time favorite recipes because it is not only quick and easy, and healthy, and gourmet, and it uses only one dish, but it also has endless variations!
I have listed the basic Easy Chicken Rice Casserole recipe here, plus 6 more variations, but really you could easily add your own variations by altering the spices. The thing I like best is that it is all in one dish, so easy cleanup!
Image: Easy Chicken Rice Casserole, with lots of Basil and Mushrooms, August, 2011.
Quick and Easy Chicken Rice Casserole
Make it French:
Add Basil, Thyme, Garlic Powder, 1/2 cup of chopped Onion, or add Herbs do Provence seasoning to taste. Add Parsley to the top before serving.
Make it Indian:
Add Turmeric, Cinnamon, Saffron, chopped Onion, or mild Curry Powder.
Make it Thai:
Add medium hot to hot Curry Powder and chopped Onion, and some Raisins.
Make it Tex-Mex:
Add chopped Green Chilis, chopped Onion, chopped Tomatoes, and Hot Sauce. Add shredded Cheddar Cheese on top.
Make it Italian:
Add chopped Onion, chopped Garlic, Basil, Thyme, Parsley, Italian Seasoning. Melt Mozzerella on top for the last 5 minutes.
Make it Southern:
Leave it plain. Make 2 cups spicy hot Gravy using Chicken Boullion and Milk as the liquid for your gravy. A Sausage Gravy also works well. Instead of Cheese, pour this all over the whole Casserole for the last 5 minutes...or just serve on the side.
|Tex-Mex Chicken Rice Casserole|
So with this one recipe, you actually have 7 different casseroles here. There is bound to be one that becomes your family's favorite.
Bonus: You can make it a different way for all your Potluck Parties and everyone will think you are a genius in the kitchen. Only you will know your secret!
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