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Hot Chicken Salad

No recipe image available.This tasty chicken salad rice casserole is a sure to become a family favorite. It's a great recipe for using leftover turkey, too!

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup cooked rice
1 (10.75-ounce) can cream of mushroom soup
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Wisconsin Cheddar Cheese
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chile peppers, drained
3 cups cubed cooked chicken
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Wisconsin Swiss cheese
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded Wisconsin Cheddar cheese

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine rice, soup, and mayonnaise. Mix well. Stir in celery, water chestnuts, 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese, chile peppers, chicken, and onion. Pour into buttered 2-quart casserole.
  2. Mix 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and Swiss cheese. Sprinkle over top.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 45 minutes.

Makes 6 servings.

Variation: Top with crushed tortilla chips.

Recipe courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.