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Wild and Cheesy Chicken



1 medium whole chicken
1 (6-oz.) box Uncle Ben’s long grain and wild rice mix
3 Tbsp. butter
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 cup chopped celery
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
1 (10.75-oz.) can cream of chicken soup
1 1/2 cups grated longhorn cheese
1 pkg. slivered almonds, toasted


Boil fryer in water to cover until done. Remove from broth, reserving broth. Debone when cool and dice. Cook rice according to package directions, using reserved broth for liquid. Melt butter in medium saucepan; add onion, celery and mushrooms. Sauté gently until tender. Mix with chicken, rice and soup, and pour into greased 9 x 13-inch casserole dish. Top with grated cheese and toasted almonds. Bake at 350 F for 30 minutes. Yield: 6 to 8 servings.


From “Betty B’s Having a Party! A Holiday Dinner Party Cookbook,” Great American Publishers

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