Wanted to share this recipe from my beautiful friend Claire. This is a wonderful dish to make during the Holiday season! With all the activities and special events we have during this glorious holiday, this recipe is easy for you to prepare for your family or to take to any function! Hope you enjoy!
Cranberry Chicken Casserole
1 package fast cooking Uncle Ben’s long grain and wild rice
1 (16 ounce) can whole cranberry sauce
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon lemon juice
4-6 boneless chicken breasts
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Sprinkle rice in buttered 9 x 13 inch baking dish.  Spread seasoning package over rice.  Arrange chicken on top.  Combine cranberry sauce, butter, soy sauce, and lemon juice.  Heat mixture in microwave or saucepan until butter is melted.  Pour over chicken.  Cover tightly with foil.  Bake 1-1 1/2 hours.  Uncover.  Sprinkle with almonds.  Bake an additional 10 minutes.  It will stay warm for 30 minutes. (check after 45 minutes; may need to add water to the edges.)