Cheesy Salsa Chicken and Rice

Cheesy Salsa Chicken and Rice

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, cheesy, Chicken, rice, salsa
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 314 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 3 cups Chicken (cooked and shredded)
  • 2 cups Instant rice
  • 10.5 oz Cream of chicken soup
  • 10 oz Cheese whiz
  • 1 cup Salsa
  • 1 oz Taco seasoning
  • 1 cup Taco blend cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tablespoon Cilantro (optional for garnish)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350. Prepare a 9x13 casserole dish with no-stick cooking spray and set it aside. 

  2. To your casserole dish add your chicken, rice (uncooked), cream of chicken soup, cheese whiz, salsa, taco seasoning, and water. Mix until all ingredients are well combined. 

  3. Top mixed casserole with shredded cheese. Bake for 35-40 minutes until cooked through and bubbly. 

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Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Salsa Chicken and Rice
Amount Per Serving
Calories 314 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 1462mg 61%
Potassium 250mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 18.2%
Vitamin C 3.2%
Calcium 22%
Iron 13.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.