First Place Chicken Casserole

Hazel's Hot Dish Recipe of the Week

First Place Chicken Casserole

3 cups cooked chicken
4 hard-boiled eggs
2 cups cooked rice (cooked in chicken broth)
1 ½ cups celery
1 small onion finely chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
2 cans mushroom soup
1 3-ounce package slivered almonds
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 cup bread crumbs
2 tablespoons butter

Preheat oven to 350°.

Mix ingredients except crumbs and butter. Place mixture in a buttered 9 x 13 casserole.  Melt butter and stir in bread crumbs. Sprinkle over casserole. Refrigerate overnight.

Remove from fridge one hour before cooking.  Bake 45 minutes at 350°.