Chicken and Rice Casserole

1 1/2 cups rice, uncooked
3 1/2 cups water
1 envelope dry onion soup mix
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 chicken cut up
mayonnaise to coat chicken
salt and pepper to taste

Salt and pepper chicken to taste. Mix together the rice, water, onion soup mix and cream of mushroom soup. Place in 2 quart casserole.

Brush chicken with mayonniase and place on top of soup mixture. Cover and bake for 1 hour at 375 degrees.