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One Pot Chicken, Spinach Rice Casserole Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken rice spinach casserole, casserole recipe, casseroles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp / 30 g unsalted butter or olive oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 lb chicken thighs cubed
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 ¼ cups uncooked white rice
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 10 oz bag baby spinach
  • 2 cups /shredded parmesan or cheddar cheese (we used a blend of both)

Instructions

Instructions

  1. Melt butter. Add onion and garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Add chicken and cook until it changes from pink to white but not fully cooked.
  3. Reduce heat and the milk, stirring as you go.
  4. Add broth, rice, thyme and a just pinch of salt and pepper.
  5. Stir, bring to simmer, and cover. Turn down to medium low and cook for 12 minutes.
  6. Ad spinach in batches mixing it in as you go. Cook for 3 minutes until spinach is wilted.
  7. Fold in the cheese and stir until melted.
  8. Serve immediately,