Chicken and Rice Casserole

Portions:
6

Serving Size:
1 cup

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein

Ingredients

  • 1 cup bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup onion
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 3 cups cooked white rice
  • 2 cups cubed chicken, cooked
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon Mrs. Dash® herb seasoning blend

Preparation

  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Spray a 1-1/2-quart baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Chop bell pepper and onion.
  3. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil and butter over low heat.
  4. After butter is melted, stir in flour and black pepper. Cook over low heat, stirring until mixture is smooth and bubbly. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir in Worcestershire sauce, broth and milk. Heat to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for one minute.
  6. Stir in cooked rice, chicken, mushrooms, bell pepper, onion and Mrs. Dash herb seasoning.
  7. Pour into baking dish. Cover and bake for 30 minutes. Remove cover and continue cooking for 20 minutes.

Helpful hints

  • Portion leftovers and freeze to reheat later for a quick meal.
  • For variation, substitute 2 cups frozen mixed vegetables for bell peppers and mushrooms.
  • Reduce or increase the amount of poultry for a lower or higher protein meal.
  • Substitute turkey for chicken if desired.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 331

Protein 20 g

Carbohydrates 38 g

Fat 11 g

Cholesterol 52 mg

Sodium 125 mg

Potassium 386 mg

Phosphorus 216 mg

Calcium 71 mg

Fiber 1.8 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 meat
  • 2 starch
  • 1 vegetable, low potassium  

Carbohydrate choices

2-1/2

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