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Pepper Jack Chicken Casserole Recipe for Two

These individual Pepper Jack Chicken Casseroles are easy and delicious, ready in just 40 minutes. Diced chicken, mushrooms, rice, and green beans are coated in a creamy sauce and topped with a mildly spicy slice of melted Pepper Jack cheese.

Pepper Jack Chicken Casserole

 

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We serve them in individual oven safe baking dishes which go right from the oven to the table for an easy and fun serving option. Be careful because they are hot to touch but they also keep the food warm during the meal. Place them on trivets or pot holders to protect tables or counter tops.

 

Pepper Jack Cheese begins with Monterey Jack cheese flavored with sweet peppers, rosemary, habañero chilies, garlic and spicy jalapeños for an extra kick. Read more about Pepper Jack cheese here.

 

How to make Pepper Jack Chicken Casserole:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 C).

 

Spray two 18.6 ounce oven safe baking dishes with non-stick spray. Click here for 18.6 ounce oven safe baking dishes.

 

Pour the uncooked rice into the two dishes, divided evenly.

two baking dishes with rice in the bottom

 

Dice the chicken into bite sized pieces.

diced chicken on a cutting board

 

Cut the mushrooms into slices.

sliced mushrooms in a silver bowl

 

In a medium bowl, mix the chicken, mushrooms, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, salt, pepper, green beans, and sour cream until combined.

chicken, mushrooms, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, salt, pepper, green beans, and sour cream mixed in a bowl

 

Place the chicken mixture in the bottom of the two baking dishes.

chicken mixture in two baking dishes

 

Cut the butter into small pieces and scatter on top of the chicken mixture.

chicken mixture topped with butter cubes in two baking dishes

 

Bake 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

 

Top with the Pepper Jack cheese slices and continue baking until the cheese is melted, about 3 – 5 minutes.

chicken mixture topped with pepper jack cheese slices in two baking dishes

 

Serve on trivets or pot holders. Click here for cork trivets.

 

Pepper Jack Chicken Casserole Recipe for Two

 

 

5 from 1 vote
Pepper Jack Chicken Casserole Recipe serves 2
Pepper Jack Chicken Casserole
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

These individual Pepper Jack Chicken Casseroles are easy and delicious, ready in just 40 minutes. Diced chicken, mushrooms, rice, and green beans are coated in a creamy sauce and topped with a mildly spicy slice of melted Pepper Jack cheese.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken casserole, pepper jack chicken
Servings (Adjustable): 2
Calories: 504 kcal
Author: Zona
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup instant rice uncooked
  • 4 oz mushrooms
  • 2 boneless skinless chicken pieces
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup frozen whole green beans
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 Slices Pepper Jack Cheese
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 C).
  2. Spray two 18.6 ounce oven safe baking dishes with non-stick spray. Click here for 18.6 ounce oven safe baking dishes.
  3. Pour the uncooked rice into the two dishes, divided evenly.
  4. Dice the chicken into bite sized pieces.
  5. Cut the mushrooms into slices.
  6. In a medium bowl, mix the chicken, mushrooms, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, salt, pepper, green beans, and sour cream until combined.
  7. Place the chicken mixture in the bottom of the two baking dishes.
  8. Cut the butter into small pieces and scatter on top of the chicken mixture.
  9. Bake 30 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.

  10. Top with the Pepper Jack cheese slices and continue baking until the cheese is melted, about 3 - 5 minutes.
  11. Serve on trivets or pot holders. Click here for cork trivets.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Pepper Jack Chicken Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 504 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 16g 80%
Cholesterol 142mg 47%
Sodium 414mg 17%
Potassium 779mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 36g 72%
Vitamin A 23.1%
Vitamin C 11.2%
Calcium 26.7%
Iron 17.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
These individual Pepper Jack Chicken Casseroles are easy and delicious, ready in just 35 minutes. Diced chicken, mushrooms, rice, and green beans are coated in a creamy sauce and topped with a mildly spicy slice of melted Pepper Jack cheese. Serve them in individual oven safe baking dishes. #chicken #casserole #PepperJackCheese #DinnerForTwo #LunchForTwo #CookingForTwo

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