Recipe by KMSMOKEY
"A nice one dish casserole. Tender asparagus and tarragon add a delicate note to this almond-topped delight!"
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skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
onion, finely diced
fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 1/2 inch pieces
1 1/2 cups
cream of chicken soup
1 1/3 cups
uncooked long grain white rice
What a wonderful combination! My family absolutely LOVES this dish! Kudos to Kathy! :)
Okay, sorry, this is not good. I love chicken, I love asparagus, almonds, tarragon, everything in the ingredients... but it had no flavor. I might has well have just boiled up some chicken and asparagus. If you like bland food (like something from a cafeteria or buffet) then go for it. I hate to be a meanie, but it just wasn't that yummy! How did it get these reviews? I put two cans of soup, added some milk- the consistency was nice. I added mushrooms as well and served it over rice. It needs something else though. Perhaps sour cream or melted cream cheese? Maybe some lemon juice? Something that compliments the tarragon, I don't know what. Maybe just needs more tarragon. Definitely needs salt and pepper.
We enjoyed this recipe, but I would make a few changes if I were to make it again. The condnsed chicken soup really stayed quite lumpy. I think I would add some milk to the condensed soup and mix really well before pouring it over the dish. Also, I added some red peppers to the dish for some color and because I had them! It wasn't too kid friendly in our house because of the asparagus, but I made it because of the asparagus!
This was so delicious! I also added about 1/2 soup can of milk, a can of sliced mushrooms and parmesan cheese. It was excellent!
I did as the other person suggested and added some milk to the cream of chicken soup before pouring over the top. It turned out great. I think it would have been too thick without it. Other than that, I think the recipe is very good...especially over rice.
I love this recipe. It is quick and easy. My 6 year old loves asparagus so it has proven to be very kid-friendly around my house. I always get clean plate results.
I used chicken tenders instead of chicken breasts. We love asparagus, so I used 1-1/2 lbs. instead of 1 lb. It was good, but I think next time I'll use 2 cans of cream of chicken to have more sauce.
Let me say right away that tarragon is probably my least favorite seasoning, but I used it in this dish and it turned out pretty good.
I didn't have the almonds and it really cried out for them.
Overall, this was very good and I would definitely make it again.
The rice is its perfect mate!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Creamy Chicken Asparagus Casserole
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 367
** Calories from Fat: 87
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