Cracker Barrel Chicken and Rice Recipe

The Cracker Barrel version of chicken and rice casserole is amazing and perfect comfort food. This dish is perfect for the winter season with the qualities of a soup but in the casserole form.

It is a healthy and delicious food that you can make for your family. Feel good and enjoy the amazing flavors of creamy chicken and rice. Cracker Barrel used wild rice in this recipe, but you can also use white rice or quinoa.

The best thing about this recipe is that it is super easy to make with just a few ingredients. Cut the 1.5-pound chicken into strips and dice the onion. The cooking starts with boiling the rice until al dente. The rest of the cooking is going to be done in the oven.

This creamy chicken and rice are so yummy, comforting, and delicious. Your family will definitely love and enjoy this food.

Ingredients

  • 1.5 Pounds of Chicken cut into strips
  • 2 cups cooked rice (al dente)
  • 1 diced onion
  • 1 Can Cream of Mushroom Soup (or cream of chicken)
  • 1 Packet of Chicken Gravy

How to cook chicken and rice

First boil the rice, when the rice is halfway cooked, add diced onion and continue boiling the rice until cooked.

Grease a baking dish with non-stick spray or lightly coat with extra virgin olive oil.

Make a layer of cooked rice at the bottom of the baking dish.

Place the chicken strips on the top of the rice layer.

Pour the cream of mushroom soup over the chicken evenly.

In a bowl, combine the Packet of Chicken Gravy and 1 cup of water. Mix well and pour it over the chicken.

Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven at 350F until the chicken is done.

The delicious chicken and rice casserole are ready. Remove the foil and serve immediately.

Cracker Barrel Chicken and Rice Recipe
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Cracker Barrel Chicken and Rice Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 people
Author: Rehan

Ingredients

  • 1.5 Pounds of Chicken cut into strips
  • 2 Cups cooked rice (al dente)
  • 1 diced onion
  • 1 Can Cream of Mushroom Soup (or cream of chicken)
  • 1 Packet of Chicken Gravy

Instructions

  • First boil the rice, when the rice is halfway cooked, add diced onion and continue boiling the rice until cooked.
  • Grease a baking dish with non-stick spray or lightly coat with extra virgin olive oil.
  • Make a layer of cooked rice at the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Place the chicken strips on the top of the rice layer.
  • Pour the cream of mushroom soup over the chicken evenly.
  • In a bowl, combine the Packet of Chicken Gravy and 1 cup of water. Mix well and pour it over the chicken.
  • Cover the baking dish with aluminum foil and bake for 45 minutes in the preheated oven at 350F until the chicken is done.
  • The delicious chicken and rice casserole are ready. Remove the foil and serve immediately.

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