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This Baked Chicken with Rice recipe came from an old church cookbook of my grandmother’s. It’s so simple & delicious – I think you’ll like it as much as we do! Just add a veggie & you have a whole meal! | MrsHappyHomemaker.com @mrshappyhomemaker
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Baked Chicken with Rice Casserole

This recipe came from an old church cookbook of my grandma's. It's so easy & delicious! I hope that you enjoy it as much as we do!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time2 hrs


  • 2 cups uncooked white rice
  • 1 pack onion soup mix
  • 4-6 pounds of boneless skinless chicken thighs or use a equal weigh of other chicken cuts
  • 1 can chicken gumbo soup undiluted
  • 3 cups water
  • pepper to taste
  • butter


  • Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.
  • Spread rice evenly in the bottom of a well greased 13x9x2' baking pan or casserole dish. Sprinkle with 1/4 of the onion soup mix packet. Place chicken on rice, sprinkle with remaining onion soup mix & pepper. Combine the gumbo soup with 3 cups of water & pour evenly over the chicken & rice. Dot with a few butter slices. Cover with foil & bake for 2 hours.