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Chicken wild rice hotdish

Chicken wild rice hotdish

Let your kids experience the taste of real wild rice. This one-dish meal will quickly become a family favorite.

Number of servings: 8
Serving size: 1/8 of the prepared recipe


Shortening or non-stick cooking spray

4 cups cooked chicken, chopped

4 cups cooked wild rice

1 10.5-ounce can low-sodium cream of mushroom soup

1 10.5-ounce can low-sodium chicken broth or water

1 small onion, chopped


Time needed: 10 minutes preparation; 60 minutes cook time

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a baking dish.
  3. Mix all ingredients and pour into baking dish.
  4. Bake for 1 hour.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers.

Nutritional information

Calories 241
Total Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 1.4 g
Cholesterol: 47 mg
Sodium: 171 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 30 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Total Sugar: 1.3 g
Protein: 19 g

Allergens: Check the ingredient list on the can labels for possible allergens

Tips and variations

Use 1 pound ground beef instead of chicken. Rinse and brown the beef before adding.

Add cooked chopped kale, spinach, broccoli, or other vegetables to increase the nutritional value.

Experiment with adding different herbs, adding 1 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley, thyme, marjoram, etc.


This was adapted from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Chicken and Rice Casserole (no date; What’s Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl).

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Cream soup mix — Mix up a batch of this soup mix to keep on hand. It will help you make homemade soups, sauces, and meals in less time.

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