Chicken, Rotel & Rice Casserole


chicken,rotel & rice

This recipe is from my mom, it was one of our favorites growing up! It’s really easy and inexpensive and comfort food. It is just perfect for a cold winter night!


1 chicken, cooked & cut up

2 cans cream of chicken

2 (soup) cans milk

2 cups chicken broth

2 cups rice (either instant or cooked)

1 can Rotel

cheddar cheese


1. Put diced chicken in bottom of 9 x 13 casserole dish, pour Rotel over chicken.

2. Mix cream of chicken, milk, chicken broth and rice; pour over Rotel.

3. Cook for 50 minutes at 350°. Add cheese and cook 10 more minutes!


(I halved the recipe to fit in my 8 x 8 casserole dish!)

Ways to Make Chicken, Rotel & Rice Casserole Healthier & More Frugal:

  • Make your own Cream of Chicken!
  • When you boil your chicken, use that broth to make homemade chicken stock!
  • Use brown rice instead of white.
  • Don’t purchase instant rice, it’s much more expensive!

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