a la evie: chicken rice bake

..fun springtime country song from Blake Shelton- Honey Bee

I decided it was time for another recipe, a la Evie special. The joke used to be on my mom when she would "test" her own recipes [usually because we never had the right ingredients, so she was "being resourceful"]. I remember times when these mysterious recipes didn't quite turn out as planned, and my dad would say "well, that was definitely an a la linda" when he really meant "that kinda tasted nasty." Now we use it in everyday cooking lingo to mean we're just guessing what'll taste good without using recipes. Tonight I had the idea for a chicken rice bake: chicken casserole meets chicken pot pie meets chicken and rice. My roommate and I used to buy the Stouffer's frozen ones, but I decided to guess at it on my own. Also, I don't have to worry about the chicken being questionable. [I'm really weird about that.] 

1. boil chicken [1 breast]; boil white minute rice [1.5 servings]
2. cut up the chicken into small pieces
3. gather other ingredients: 1 can cream of chicken soup, 1 can mixed veggies [or just peas or any kind of veggies you want], ritz crackers, 3 spoonfuls of sour cream
4. mix ingredients: chicken + cream of chicken + rice + veggies + sour cream [add salt and pepper to taste]
5. spread it in a baking dish; top with crumbled ritz crackers
6. bake it in the oven on 375 degrees for 20 minutes
7. make a side salad
8. voila! a la! serves about 4


  1. I like your blog. I can't wait to try this. Thanks....Daniel

  2. Evie looks and sounds yummy... I need to try this one!!! :)

  3. Thanks! It's pretty easy to make and tastey!