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Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole on a white plate with fork
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4.58 from 21 votes

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole

Easy Chicken and Rice Casserole is packed full of all the creamy comforts of a home cooked meal. It's grandma's chicken and rice made easily, conveniently, and as deliciously as if made from scratch. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken and rice casserole
Servings: 10
Calories: 510kcal


  • 4 cups rotisserie chicken chopped
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can cream of celery soup
  • 1 can cream of mushroom soup
  • ½ teaspoon salt or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups instant rice uncooked
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese blend shredded
  • 1 to 1 ½ cups panko crumbs
  • 4 to 6 teaspoon butter melted


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray 9 X 13 pan with cooking spray.
  • Remove skin from rotisserie chicken. Pull off meat from bones and chop into bite size pieces.
  • In a large bowl mix together soups, salt, pepper, onion powder, milk, water. Add in chicken, rice, and cheese and mix until well combined. 
  • Pour into baking dish.
  • Top with panko crumbs and drizzle with butter. (You may also combine the melted butter and crumbs and them sprinkle on top of casserole. 
  • Bake uncovered for 35 to 40 minutes, until bubbly and golden brown.


Serving: 10Servings | Calories: 510kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 133mg | Sodium: 1268mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g