I had the chance to make dinner for a buddy recovering from surgical procedure the opposite day. Being post-op, I needed to make a meal that was comforting, hearty, not spicy, that reheated nicely, and that was usually nicely acquired. I instantly considered considered one of my dad’s favourite meals that my mother has made for years- Suzie’s Hen. It’s named for the lady my mother bought the recipe from a few years in the past and the title simply caught!
I shared the making of the meal on Instagram (it’s saved as a spotlight) and acquired a slew of messages asking for the total detailed model. Since I don’t have contact with the unique Suzie, I requested mother if she thought she’d thoughts if I shared it and bought the unofficial go forward, so right here it is- Suzie’s Hen!
It’s a easy meal to make. First you cook dinner the rice. For white basmati it took quarter-hour, however you might use any rice you’d like- from the freezer, from a microwave pouch, or a hearty wild mix. Whereas the rice is cooking, you cook dinner the rooster. I boiled mine, however you might bake it or use a able to go rotisserie.
As soon as the rice has cooled sufficient to deal with and the rooster is cool sufficient to cut into bite-sized items, you’re able to layer!
Layer within the following order: rice, rooster, onion, bitter cream, cream of rooster soup, chili powder, then the grated sharp cheddar. At this level you’ll be able to pause and stick it within the fridge for the subsequent day, or tightly wrap and freeze for as much as three months. If you will bake it instantly, spoon 1 can of Rotel excessive, then bake for 45 minutes.
I hope this twist on a hearty basic rooster casserole fills the stomachs of those you like with consolation and that you just take pleasure in it as a lot as my household has over time!
This hearty, comforting casserole is a slam dunk choice to deliver to a buddy in want of a meal. It’s universally favored for scrumptious, flavorful, however not spicy style.
1 cup rice
2 cup rooster broth
3 giant rooster breast (about 1.5 lbs)
1 small onion, diced (about 3/4 cup)
1 cup bitter cream
1 can (10.5 oz) cream of rooster soup
1 tsp chili powder
1 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese (kind of relying in your choice)
1 can (10 oz) Authentic Rotel
Preheat the oven to 350 levels. Carry a big pot of water to a boil.
Prepare dinner the rice in accordance with the instructions on the bundle. Within the giant pot of boiling water, add the rooster and boil till cooked by, about quarter-hour relying on the thickness of the rooster breast.
When rooster is cooked, let cool, then chop into chew sized items.
Utilizing a 9×13 baking dish, layer the substances within the following order: cowl the bottom of the dish with rice, then rooster, onion, bitter cream, cream of rooster soup, chili powder, and grated cheese.
If baking instantly, spoon the can of Rotel excessive and pop it within the oven, uncovered, for 45 minutes.
If freezing, don’t add the can of Rotel. Cowl tightly and freeze for as much as three months. When able to bake, defrost within the fridge in a single day, then add the Rotel and bake as common.