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Chicken and Rice Casserole

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Calories: 420     Total Fat: 22g
Cholesterol: 165mg     Protein: 28g
Carbohydrates: 25g     Sodium: 340mg

Serves
Makes 6 servings

Notes, Tips & Suggestions
To Freeze Ahead:

PREPARE as above; do not bake. Cover; freeze up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in refrigerator. Uncover.

PREHEAT oven to 350° F.

BAKE 60 to 70 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Season with salt.


Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked, chopped chicken breast
  • 1 can (12 fluid ounces) Nestlé Carnation Evaporated Milk
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 tablespoon diced jalapeños (optional)

Preparation
    1. PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 2-quart casserole dish.
    2. COMBINE rice, cheese, chicken, evaporated milk, onion, eggs, cilantro, butter and jalapeños in prepared casserole dish; stir well.
    3. BAKE 45 to 50 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
    4. To Freeze Ahead:
    5. PREPARE as above; do not bake. Cover; freeze up to 2 months. Thaw overnight in refrigerator. Uncover. PREHEAT oven to 350°F.
    6. BAKE 60 to 70 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.



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