Italian Chicken and Rice Bake

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Italian Chicken and Rice Bake

Italian Chicken and Rice Bake

This Italian Chicken and Rice Bake is a budget friendly, well-balanced dish that’s crowd-pleasing, and full flavored thanks to ingredients like mushrooms, onions, and yummy mozzarella. The use of rotisserie chicken really cuts down on prep time and you can cut the time down even more by using rice leftover from another meal—Chinese takeout, perhaps?

Italian Chicken and Rice Bake

And in the blink of an eye—Monday is back.

The weekend always feels like it flies by and before you know it, it’s Monday again. Time to get back to the old grind. A part of that grind is figuring out what you want for dinner the next couple of days.

Monday meals are best when they’re fast, tasty, and served piping hot—comforting meals for the whole family to decompress and just enjoy.

This Italian Chicken and Rice Bake + A Simple Side Salad or Steamed Green Beans is the perfect meal for Monday night.


All The Flavor in this Italian Chicken and Rice Bake Recipe Comes From:

◑ Rotisserie Chicken

◑ Mushrooms

◑ Tomatoes

◑ Yellow Onion

◑ Italian Seasoning

◑ Mozzarella Cheese

◑ Red Wine Vinegar

◑ Butter

◑ Rice

◑ Egg White

◑ Salt and Pepper

Here’s The Steps!

Step One—In a large bowl, mix chicken, rice, mushrooms, onion, tomatoes, Italian seasoning, onion powder, and garlic salt until well incorporated; spread in a shallow casserole dish.

Step Two—Cream butter; mix in Worcestershire sauce, cheese, and then fold in egg white.

Step Three—Spoon over casserole dish.

Step Four—Bake at 425 degrees for 25 minutes.

5 from 11 votes

Italian Chicken and Rice Bake

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 45 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 cups rotisserie chicken chopped
  • 1/2 cup long grain white rice cooked
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 4 oz can mushroom stems and pieces drained
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tbsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tbsp garlic salt
  • 4 tbsp butter softened
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cup mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 large egg white stiffly beaten

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mix chicken, rice, mushrooms, onion, tomatoes, Italian seasoning, onion powder, and garlic salt until well incorporated; spread in a shallow casserole dish.
  • Cream butter; mix in worcestershire sauce, cheese, and then fold in egg white.
  • Spoon over casserole dish.
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 25 minutes.
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian

Here’s another great casserole to try! Crispy Fried Onion Chicken and Stuffing Bake

Italian chicken and rice bake pinterest pin

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  1. 5 stars
    Super easy casserole dish, always a winner in my house. I made this with leftover brown rice I had after I made stir-fry one night. Wonderful!

  2. 5 stars
    Oh. my . Goodness. The cheese sold me, it just looks soo good and my boyfriend already requested this for dinner.

  3. 5 stars
    Yum! This was so good!

  4. 5 stars
    My kids loved this!

  5. 5 stars
    I love the ease of this great casserole recipe.

  6. 5 stars
    Easy and good dinner, thanks.

  7. 5 stars
    So comforting and delicious!

  8. 5 stars
    Reminds me of my youth! I want to to try this recipe. Thank you!

  9. 5 stars
    I love this creative way to use chicken and rice….which we eat all the time….the fam loved it.

  10. 5 stars
    Never tried making a rice bake. Love the simplicity and flavorful ness

  11. 5 stars
    Super easy to make and lots of flavor! LOVE!!!

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