Chicken, Mushroom & Wild Rice Casserole

September/October 2010

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In Minnesota, chicken, mushrooms and wild rice are often bound together in a casserole with cream of mushroom soup. We forgo the sodium-rich canned soup and make a light, creamy sauce that gets depth of flavor from dry sherry and Parmesan cheese. If you already have cooked chicken, use 4 cups and skip Step 2.

"The recipe turned out good. If you like casseroles that are usually made with of the condensed soup, you will probably really enjoy this dish. I don't use condensed soup so this was a nice way to prepare this type of a dish without all...

29 Reviews for Chicken, Mushroom & Wild Rice Casserole


This wasn't anything special. And for the amount of time it took, not worth making again.


Made this with mushroom, celery, and kale, and it turned out great!

Not very flavorful

Time saving tip: use a food processor to do all the chopping. I used mine for the leeks, mushrooms, parsley, & parmesan cheese.

This recipe was bland. Particularly, the boiled chicken was bland. If I try it again, I will spice up the chicken once it is cut into bite-sized pieces - maybe garlic salt or onion salt, maybe some poultry seasoning.

Makes a lot of food
Super Tasty, Takes forever to make

I loved this dish! I just wish it didn't take forever to make (it didn't help that I was already starving when I set out to make this dish, AND I had to slice 1&1/2 pounds of mushrooms...oops!). But, I think it was worth the wait. Maybe some time-saving cuts could be getting pre-sliced mushrooms and an already cooked rotisserie chicken. Also, I didn't have sherry, so I used chicken stock and it was good. I agree with blangston that frozen broccoli would probably be just as good (and will probably try that next time as I have a bean-hater in my house).

Delicious, Comfort Food, Creamy Sauce
Very tasty

My husband and I really enjoyed this recipe. He's a good trouper and will try any recipe I decide to make, but this is one that we both loved! I typically hate recipes with alcohol in them, no matter how I try to cook it out I can always taste it. I ended up using 3/4 cup cream sherry in place of 1 cup dry sherry and the taste was fantastic! I will be making this one again very soon.

Great to make ahead, reheats very well

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