Mamaw’s Chicken and Rice Casserole

Indulge in the ultimate comfort food with Mamaw’s Chicken and Rice Casserole, a creamy, savory dish that combines tender chicken, fluffy rice, and a rich blend of soups to create a hearty meal.


3 chicken breasts, cut into cubes

2 cups water

2 cups instant white rice

1 (10.75 ounce) can cream of chicken soup

1 (10.75 ounce) can cream of celery soup

1 (10.75 ounce) can cream of mushroom soup

Salt and ground black pepper to taste

½ cup butter, sliced into pats


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a casserole dish.
  2. In the dish, mix chicken, water, rice, cream of chicken soup, cream of celery soup, and cream of mushroom soup. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Arrange butter slices on top.
  4. Bake until rice is tender and chicken is cooked through, about 1 hour to 75 minutes.
  5. Let cool for 10-15 minutes before serving.


Brown rice can be substituted for white rice; adjust cook time accordingly.

Add vegetables like peas or carrots for a nutritious twist.

Ensure chicken is thawed before use for even cooking.

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