Advocate-tested recipe

Gourmet Chicken With Rice

Serves 4 to 6. Recipe is from the recipe box of the late Tillie Baker, of Lafayette, but the original source is unknown.

1 cup uncooked rice

1 (103/4-oz.) can cream of mushroom soup

1 (103/4-oz.) can onion soup

1 (103/4-oz.) can of water

1 frying-size chicken, cut into pieces

Salt and pepper, to taste

1. Place uncooked rice in bottom of 9x12-inch pan; pour soups and water over rice. Mix slightly. Season chicken pieces and place on top of rice mixture.

2. Bake at 325 degrees about 1 hour 15 minutes, depending on size of chicken pieces. When chicken has browned on one side, turn and allow to brown on the other side.