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Chicken-and-Wild-Rice casserole is a classic comfort food recipe perfect for using up leftover cooked chicken.  Try roasting a whole chicken on Sunday night, then make this casserole later in the week for a quick and easy dinner. 

Recipe by Southern Living November 2000

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Credit: Lee Harrelson; Styling: Jan Gautro, Laura Zapalowski

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Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook rice mix according to package directions; set aside.

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  • Melt butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, and saute until tender. Add flour, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Add broth, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 to 2 minutes or until mixture is thickened and bubbly.

  • Stir in rice, chicken, and next 6 ingredients. Spoon into a lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish. Top with almonds.

  • Bake at 350° for 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

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