Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Chicken Casserole

CHICKEN CASSEROLE


3-4 cups diced cooked chicken
2-3 cups cooked white rice
3 stalks celery, chopped
1/2 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 can cream of mushroom soup
3/4 cup (6 oz.) sour cream
1/4 cup milk
salt and pepper to taste
2 sleeves Ritz crackers, crushed
1/2 cup butter, melted
3/4 tsp. garlic powder

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Saute celery, onion, and garlic in olive oil on medium heat until softened.

In a large bowl, combine soups, sour cream, milk, and salt and pepper to taste. Add chicken, rice, and sauteed veggies. Stir until well mixed. Pour mixture into 13x9 dish.

In a medium bowl, combine crushed crackers, butter, and garlic powder. Spread over chicken mixture.

Bake for 30 - 35 minutes.