Chicken Spectacular

Chicken Spectacular


"A very good casserole that makes a lot. This dish also freezes well, so it's great to make ahead and warm up later!"


1 h 35 m servings 317 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 317 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 20.5 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 16.3 g
  • 33%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 47 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 776 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine water and wild rice in a saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 50 minutes, or until tender.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. In a large bowl, toss together the cooked rice, chicken, cream of celery soup, pimentos, onion, green beans, mayonnaise, water chestnuts, salt, and pepper. Transfer to a 3 quart casserole dish.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until heated through.
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  1. 102 Ratings


This was terrific. I did make some changes though. I omitted green beans, but added mushrooms, about a 1/4 tsp of curry, some white rice with the wild rice, and some chopped celery (just one s...

This is delicious. Had to tweak it a bit as I didn't have all the ingredients (& I don't use canned vegetables so I cooked fresh green beans). I need to thin it out so I used some Half & Half an...

How aptly named, Jodi! This truly is spectacular. I didn't need to change a thing. Its flavorful and the presentation is very pretty on a plate. It would be wonderful for a ladies luncheon. My f...

This was delicious. I bought Uncle Ben's wild rice in a box, and used the seasoning packet. I followed the cooking time and amount of water specified on the rice box. For convenience, I bough...

This was an excellent casserole. I used cooked, frozen French beans and sauteed fresh mushrooms. Other than that, I followed the recipe. All of us enjoyed it. Served it with a mixed green sa...

This was a very good recipe. However, based on the reviews, and the ingredients that I had on hand, I did make changes as well. I used a long grain and wild rice mix, with all the seasonings, ...

loved the crunchy water chestnuts. i did use 6 oz plain white rice and 6oz wild rice (which i couldn't find in a plain bag, so i used uncle bens and used a little of the seasoning that came wit...

I added grated cheese on top before baking.

This does indeed make a lot! Very good! I decreased the amount of mayo and added a little bit of ranch dressing, which gave it a nice flavor.