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Chicken Casserole

Easy Chicken Casserole

Easy Chicken Casserole is creamy and savory, made with chicken, onion, and bell peppers in a seasoned sauce and topped with Ritz crackers and cheddar cheese, perfectly cooked in 45 minutes!

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword easy chicken casserole
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 441 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder

Ingredients

  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter divided
  • 4 chicken breasts boneless skinless
  • 1/2 yellow onion chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 10.75 ounces condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 28 Ritz crackers crumbled
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
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Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of butter to a large skillet on medium heat and cook the chicken for 4-5 minutes on each side before removing the chicken to a plate and chopping roughly.

  3. Add two more tablespoons of the butter with the onion, bell pepper, garlic and black pepper on medium heat and cook for 4-5 minutes until the onions are translucent.

  4. Add in the cream of chicken, sour cream and milk and mix well then pour the mixture into your baking dish.
  5. Melt the remaining 4 tablespoons of butter and mix with the ritz crackers and cheddar cheese and sprinkle it over the chicken then bake for 30-35 minutes.

Recipe Notes

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 441 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 136mg 45%
Sodium 610mg 25%
Potassium 533mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Sugars 3g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 16%
Vitamin C 2.9%
Calcium 18.4%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.