Green Chile Chicken Rice-A-Roni Casserole – comfort food at its best! Chicken Rice-A-Roni, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, green chiles, cumin, pepper jack cheese and chicken. You can make this ahead of time and freeze for later. This is SO good! Our family gobbled this up. Everyone asked for seconds!
This Green Chile Chicken Rice-A-Roni Casserole was a HUGE hit in our house. We could not stop eating it! It was even great reheated for lunch the next day. Chicken Legs loved this so much that he had me make this two weeks in a row. It is that delicious! Chicken, rice, cheese, green chiles, cream of chicken soup and sour cream. So comforting!
This Green Chile Chicken Rice-A-Roni Casserole can be made ahead of time and even frozen for later. Such a convenient weeknight meal! I actually have one in the freezer right now!
Just a note on this recipe- I used a box of Chicken Rice-A-Roni for this casserole, but you could definitely use my homemade version of Chicken Rice-A-Roni in this dish. Either is great.
Yield: serves 6
Green Chile Chicken Rice-A-Roni Casserole
prep time: 10 MINScook time: 25 MINStotal time: 35 mins
1 box Chicken Rice-a-Roni, plus water called for on package
1/2 cup sour cream
1 (10-3/4oz) can Cream of Chicken Soup
1 (4.5-oz) can diced green chiles
1 tsp cumin
2 cups pepper jack cheese shredded
2-1/2 to 3 cups (12 oz) chopped cooked chicken
Preheat oven to 350ºF. Lightly spray a 9×13-inch pan with cooking spray.
Prepare Chicken Rice-a-Roni according to package directions.
In a large bowl, combine sour cream, Cream of Chicken soup, green chiles, cumin, 1 cup of pepper jack cheese and cooked chicken. Stir in prepared rice. Spoon into prepared baking pan.
Sprinkle remaining 1 cup of pepper jack cheese on top of casserole. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly.