Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole W/ Crunchy Topping

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This recipe has been passed around so much between family and friends because everybody loves it! All comforting ingredients in a familiar dish, but with the added twist of the crunchy topping and almonds. This is my go-to dish when I need to take food to a family. I hope your family will enjoy it too!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 -3 chicken breasts, diced (1 1/2 to 2 cups)
  • 110 12 ounces cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (4 ounce) box long grain and wild rice blend (I use Rice A Roni)
  • 34 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup Special K cereal
  • 4 tablespoons chopped onions
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 14 cup slivered almonds

Directions

  1. Cook chicken breast, cool and dice. Reserve stock.
  2. Cook rice according to package directions, using chicken stock in place of water.
  3. Sauté celery and onion.
  4. Combine chicken, rice, celery and onion. Add undiluted chicken soup and mayo.
  5. Put in 7 ½ x 11 inch baking dish. Mix melted butter and Special K. Sprinkle over top along with almonds.
  6. Bake at 325 degrees for 45 minutes to 1 hour. Enjoy!