Chicken and Rice Bake


Yield: 6 servings


  • 1 (6-oz.) pkg. long-grain and wild rice
  • 3 to 3½-lb. cut-up frying chicken, skinned if desired
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 (4½-oz.) jar whole mushrooms, drained
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 (10¾-oz.) can condensed cream of chicken or cream of celery soup
  • Paprika


Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13×9-inch (3-quart) baking dish. Pour uncooked rice over bottom of greased dish. Sprinkle evenly with seasoning mix packet. Arrange chicken pieces over rice. Spoon celery and mushrooms around chicken.
In medium saucepan, combine water and soup; mix well. Bring to a boil. Pour evenly over chicken and vegetables. Sprinkle chicken with paprika. Cover with foil.
Bake at 350°F. for 1 hour. Uncover; bake an additional 20 to 30 minutes or until chicken is fork-tender and juices run clear. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.