4.72 from 7 votes
Chicken Casserole
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Your family will love this easy Chicken Casserole recipe. It's the epitome of comfort food, and perfect for a cold night or easy weeknight meal. Made with minute rice, chicken, celery, a creamy sauce to hold it together, and buttered cornflakes crushed on top.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole with rice, chicken casserole
Unit: cup, large, ounce can, Tablespoon, teaspoon
Servings: 9
Calories: 261 kcal
Author: Lauren Allen
Ingredients
  • 2 cups cooked chicken , diced
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup celery , diced
  • 1 cup minute rice , uncooked*
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 large eggs , hard boiled, sliced
  • 10.5 ounce can cream of chicken soup (or homemade)
  • 1 Tablespoon onion , grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup Corn Flakes cereal , crushed
  • 1 Tablespoon butter , melted
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl except for the cornflakes and butter. Pour mixture into a greased casserole dish.
  2. Mix crushed cornflakes and melted butter together. Sprinkle over casserole mixture.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees F for 25 minutes.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

*I often substitute 2 cups of cooked rice, instead of the minute rice.

I love to serve this with a salad or roasted vegetables!

Make ahead tips are listed above in the post.