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Chicken Spectacular Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alice Ricucci
Added: Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pkg (60z) Uncle Bens Wild and long grain rice, cooked according to pkg. directions
3 cups skinned & boned cooked chicken cut into bite size pieces
1 can (15 oz) French style green beans, drained
1 can (10 oz) cream of celery or cream of chicken soup
6 oz shredded cheddar cheese (1 cups)
1 cup Mayonnaise
cup chopped onion
1 jar chopped pimentos (opt)



Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 350 degrees, highly grease a 2 qt shallow oven proof baking dish. Mix all ingredients in a large bowl until blended, put mixture into baking dish (Can wrap and refrigerate or freeze at this point) Bake 25 to 30 minutes until hot & bubbly.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For a sweeter taste, use Miracle Whip in place of Mayo.....that's the way Alice makes it!!

 

 

 

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