Easy Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe | Yummly

Easy Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole

YUMMLY
12Ingredients
50Minutes
260Calories

Description

This Mexican-inspired chicken and rice casserole is easy to make and requires minimal clean-up, making it a perfect flavorful weeknight dinner.

Ingredients

US|METRIC
  • 4 cups cooked rice
  • 3 cups cooked chicken (diced or shredded)
  • 2 1/4 cups prepared salsa
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 scallions (large, minced)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese (for casserole)
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese (for topping)
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    Directions

    1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
    2. Spray a 9x13-inch casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.
    3. Place the rice, chicken, salsa, sour cream, scallions, cumin, garlic powder, oregano, salt, black pepper, and shredded cheese in a large mixing bowl. Fold with a rubber spatula until everything is thoroughly combined.
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    NutritionView More

    260Calories
    Sodium23% DV560mg
    Fat17% DV11g
    Protein35% DV18g
    Carbs8% DV23g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories260Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat5g25%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol55mg18%
    Sodium560mg23%
    Potassium330mg9%
    Protein18g35%
    Calories from Fat100
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate23g8%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars3g6%
    Vitamin A10%
    Vitamin C2%
    Calcium15%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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