Purchasing cooked chicken breasts from the grocery store is one of my no fail, quick fix meal planning tips. There are so many different things you can do with a piece of cooked chicken. Tonight let's pair the cooked chicken with vegetables, cheese, and biscuits for a rapid version of the classic chicken and biscuits dish. This meal is comforting and homey at the same time, so it's the perfect remedy for a long hard day. Get the super simple recipe when you
1 (16 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables
2 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
3/4 cup milk
1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese, divided
8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled (optional)
1 1/2 cups biscuit/baking mix
2/3 cup milk
1 (2.8 ounce) can French-fried onions
- In a large bowl, combine the vegetables, chicken, soup, milk, 1 cup cheese and bacon if desired. Pour into an ungreased 13-in. x 9-in. x 2-in. baking dish.
- Cover and bake at 400 for 15 minutes.
- Meanwhile, in another bowl, combine biscuit mix and milk. Drop batter by tablespoonfuls onto chicken mixture.
- Bake, uncovered, for 20-22 minutes or until biscuits are golden brown. Top with onions and remaining cheese. Bake 3-4 minutes longer or until the cheese is melted.