Creamy Chicken and Rice Popovers

Our Creamy Chicken and Rice Popovers are like eating chicken pot pie stuffed into fluffy dinner rolls. Fun to make and packed with flavor, you’ll want to try them tonight!

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Creamy Chicken and Rice Popovers

Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 15 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 30 mins


  • 1 bag Success® White Rice
  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 cans refrigerated crescent roll dough
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • This recipe for Creamy Chicken and Rice Popovers is the ultimate weeknight dinner. Made with our 10-minute white rice, chicken chunks and Cheddar, these popovers are a complete meal in delicious, flaky pastry!

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375°F. Coat a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

    Step 3

  • Unroll dough and make 2 large squares from each can, pressing seams to seal.

    Step 4

  • Combine rice, Cheddar, chicken, cream cheese, green onions, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Evenly divide mixture between dough squares. Pull up each corner of the dough towards the center, pressing to seal. Place on baking sheet.

    Step 5

  • Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden brown.

Rice Popover Party!

Want to switch up your Monday night routine? Swap out your regular chicken pot pie for our Creamy Chicken and Rice Popovers! Fun to make and to eat, these savory parcels combine fluffy rice and crispy pastry with a savory filling of tender chicken and cheese.

These popovers are also a perfect way to kill two birds with one stone. Make them for dinner and you’ll have tomorrow’s lunch set, all in 30 minutes. You could even double the recipe and freeze some for another day.

With the help of our Success® White Rice and crescent roll dough, these popovers are super simple to make. From bowl to baking sheet, all you’ll need to do is roll out the dough portions, and then stuff them with a mixture of chicken, cream cheese, thinly sliced green onions and Cheddar cheese. After 15 minutes in the oven, you’ll have the perfect flaky, creamy bites.

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