Chicken Cordon Bleu Wild Rice Casserole


This easy wild rice casserole recipe has all the same flavors of chicken cordon bleu, but it's much easier to make. Instead of stuffing chicken, you can just combine all of the ingredients in your casserole dish, cover with bread crumbs, and bake.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
8 cups


  • ¼ cup butter

  • 2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • 2 ½ cup whole milk or half-and-half

  • Salt and black pepper

  • 2 8.8 ounce pouches cooked long grain and wild rice

  • 2 cup shredded cooked chicken

  • 6 ounce Gruyere cheese, shredded (1 1/2 cups)

  • 1 cup chopped black forest ham (4oz.)

  • ½ cup chopped green onions

  • ½ cup panko breadcrumbs or soft breadcrumbs

  • Sliced green onions and/or chopped fresh parsley


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 2 1/2- to 3-qt. oval or rectangular baking dish. In a large skillet melt 3 Tbsp. of the butter over medium heat. Add mushrooms and garlic and cook 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour. Stir in milk. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  2. Stir in rice, chicken, cheese, ham, and 1/2 cup green onions. Transfer to the baking dish.

  3. In a small bowl melt remaining 1 Tbsp. butter in the microwave. Add panko breadcrumbs. Toss to combine. Sprinkle over chicken and rice mixture. Bake, uncovered, about 35 minutes or until heated through. Top with additional green onions and/or parsley before serving.

    Chicken Cordon Bleu Wild Rice Casserole
    Brie Passano

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

397 Calories
20g Fat
28g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 397
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 85mg 28%
Sodium 666mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 2.7mg 14%
Calcium 332mg 26%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Potassium 380mg 8%
Folate, total 22.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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