Cheesy Chicken and Rice

about the recipe

Give this Cheesy Chicken and Rice a try for comfort food that the whole family will ask for again and again.  It is cheesy, creamy, and so delicious.  Plus, this kid-friendly dinner is easy to make.  Give it a try, and it will surely become a regular in your dinnertime rotation.

– Pat the chicken breast dry. Cut it into cubes and place in a bowl. Toss with the salt, garlic powder, and black pepper.

– Heat the oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the chicken until it is browned. – Transfer the browned chicken to a large bowl.

– Place a saucepan over medium heat. – Add the butter and cook until the butter melts. Sprinkle the flour over the butter and cook for 3 minutes, whisking often.

– Add the milk and cook until the mixture thickens about 8 more minutes.

– Add 8 ounces of the cheese, and reduce the heat to low. Cook until the cheese melts. – Stir in the dried mustard, garlic powder, and black pepper.

– Preheat the oven to 350° F. – Add the rice to the bowl with the chicken.

– Stir in the cheese sauce and sour cream.

– Transfer to a casserole dish and top with the remaining cheese. – Cook for 15 minutes until the cheese is melted.