Arroz con pollo casserole

Yield: 8 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 tablespoons Flour
¼ pounds Velveeta; shredded
1 Clove garlic; minced
4 cups Rice; cooked
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
4 cups Chicken breast; cooked and diced
1 tablespoon Chili powder
2 cups Cheddar cheese; shredded
1 cup Milk
1 cup Chicken broth
⅔ cup Picante sauce
1 teaspoon Ground cumin
½ teaspoon Oregano leaves; crushed
Sour cream
Ripe olives; sliced

Cook flour and garlic in oil over low heat stirring constantly, until flour is browned. Stir in chili powder. Gradually add milk, broth, picante sauce, cumin and oregano. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, 5 minutes.

Add velveeta, stir until melted. Keep warm. Spoon 2 cups rice onto bottom of lightly greased 9 X 13 inch baking dish, top with half the chicken.

Spoon 1 cup sauce mixture evenly over chicken. Top with ½ c. shredded cheese. Top with remaining rice and chicken. Spoon remaining sauce evenly over chicken. Cover with remaining shredded cheese. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until hot. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Top with sour cream and olives, as desired.

Recipe by: Kraft Foods Cookbook Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #858 by Laurie Campbell <lauriec@...> on Oct 21, 1997

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