Chicken Casserole Recipe

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Hamm Homes
Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 40 minutes Serves: 6-8



  • 2 c. wild rice, cooked according to package instructions
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 1 lb. brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 c. chicken broth
  • 2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 c. dried cranberries
  • 1/2 c. sliced almonds



  1. Preheat oven to 350 and grease a 9X13 baking dish.
  2. First, make chicken. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet. Season chicken all over with salt and pepper. Add chicken to skillet and cook for 6-8 minutes pre side, or until cooked through. Let rest for 10 minutes, then cut each breast into bite sized pieces.
  3. In a large high sided skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onion, sweet potato and brussels sprouts. Season with thyme, paprika, salt and pepper. Sauté until vegetables are slightly softened, about 5 minutes. Add chicken broth, bring to a simmer, and cover for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Mix in prepared rice, prepared chicken and cranberries. Transfer mixture to baking dish, top with sliced almonds, and bake 20 minutes.
  5. Let cool 5 minutes and serve.

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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Hi Will - are you cooking already this morning?  I'm still having my first cup of coffee. Thanks for the recipe. D 

Dec 03, 2017 07:06 AM #1
Dorie Dillard
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good morning Will Hamm ,

Sounds like a great recipe and wonder if you could substitute turkey for the chicken..great way to use turkey leftovers!

Dec 03, 2017 07:11 AM #2
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Sounds good..interesting that it has brussel sprouts....I would say Go Pack Go but I haven't watched in so long!

Dec 03, 2017 07:18 AM #3
Brad Thomsen
Big Bear Realty - Edmonds, WA
Real Estate Services

Hi Will Hamm 

Great recipe.

Chicken Casserole is a favorite.

Happy Selling!


Dec 03, 2017 07:30 AM #4
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Looks very delicious and it seems like it would be a healthy option as well, what do you think Barbara Todaro?

Dec 03, 2017 07:46 AM #5
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Debb and Bernie, this is from last night.  Breakfast is done over a hour ago.

Dec 03, 2017 07:48 AM #6
Hannah Williams
Re/Max Eastern inc. - Philadelphia, PA
Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818

love your recipes Will Hamm  this one sounds yummy

Dec 03, 2017 08:02 AM #7
Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Hi Will... this casserole recipe sounds like a keeper to me.

Dec 03, 2017 08:04 AM #8
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

looks like a good healthy dish, Will Hamm ... I would eliminate the rice!! just saying...

Dec 03, 2017 08:08 AM #9
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing


What a nice recipe!  We just got back in town, the last thing I want to do is cook!  I will save this one for another time.  A

Dec 03, 2017 02:53 PM #10
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Thank you very much, Will, for sharing this recipe.

Have an outstanding week.

Dec 03, 2017 05:29 PM #11
Jane Chaulklin-Schott
TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766 - Orlando, FL
TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836

Will, the chicken casserole looks so delicious - has many ingredients I love -  wild rice, sweet potatoes, cranberries....

Dec 04, 2017 08:09 AM #12
Michael Jacobs
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena Area Real Estate 818.516.4393

Hi Will -- so easy -- at least relatively - that I could "pull off" this recipe.   Nice Fall/Winter meal.  

Dec 04, 2017 08:24 AM #13
Curtis Van Carter
Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group - Yountville, CA
Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire


I was going to comment on time management till I saw this. Talk about getting it right, cheers cvc

Dec 05, 2017 06:13 AM #14
Jill Sackler
Broker Associate, Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc. "Said and Done!" - Long Beach, NY
LI South Shore Real Estate - Broker Associate

This actually looks really good, Will, and is definitely something I'd like to make. Happy New Year!

Jan 03, 2018 05:12 PM #15
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,

this sounds like another delicious recipe from our resident chef, Will Hamm! 

Jan 03, 2018 07:03 PM #16
Debra Leisek
Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska - Homer, AK

This sounds really good... might have to try it! Roy Kelley liked it too!!!

Jan 03, 2018 09:00 PM #17
Sally K. & David L. Hanson
Keller Williams 414-525-0563 - Brookfield, WI
WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce - Short Sale

An interesting combination of fllavors that are sure worth a try !

Feb 14, 2018 04:25 AM #18
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