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Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole Recipe

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    50 mins

    1 hr 10 mins


  1. Place the chicken breasts into a large pot and cover with water. Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat to medium, cover, and simmer until the chicken breasts are no longer pink in the center, about 20 minutes. Drain the water, then shred the chicken.
  2. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Combine the butter, crackers, and poppy seeds in a bowl; set aside.
  3. Blend the sour cream and cream of chicken soup in a bowl; pour half of the soup mixture into a 9x9-inch baking dish. Add the shredded chicken, then pour the remaining half of the soup mixture on top. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese, then top with the cracker mixture.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until cheese has melted and the sauce is bubbly, 25 to 30 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 08, 2011

This is the chicken casserole I grew up with, except we leave out the cheese. One tip from years of making it for those of you who work outside the home full time: put the boneless skinless chicken breasts (frozen works great) in the crockpot with a cup of water on low all day... then you don't have to boil the chicken when you get home and it is so tender and easy to shred with two forks. Also, I used just 2 Tablespoons butter; it works fine for a sleeve of buttery crackers.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 25, 2011

Certainly NOT a family favorite. It wasnt horrible but it was not good either. It will not be a repeat in our house.

Mar 23, 2011

A favorite recipe of ours..soooooo good! I cut the chicken in bite size pieces and saute in a little butter and olive oil instead of boiling method. Yummy!

Mar 30, 2011

I have been making this dish for years, it is my husband's favorite. The only thing I do different is that I use less chicken and add rice.

Mar 28, 2011

I have made this recipe as is for years and is a family favorite. We spent 2 years in India and just because of being there I added 1 teaspoon of curry powder to this recipe and it was wonderful. I now make it, often alternating using the curry powder.

Mar 23, 2011

Very good for a quick meal. I used leftover KFC chicken from the night before to prepare this. I also added a little salt, pepper, & poultry seasoning for additional flavor.

Apr 05, 2011

Delicious...didn't change a thing. Served with broiled new potatoes (drizzled with olive oil) and sweet carrots. Yummy!

Mar 25, 2011

This reminds me of my mom's chicken casserole that I grew up with. It's always been my favorite dish of hers. The only difference is that, instead of the cheese, she incorporates a can of cream of celery soup (in addition to the cream of chicken), plus a little more chicken.


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  • Calories
  • 593 kcal
  • 30%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.9 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 142 mg
  • 47%
  • Fat
  • 45.7 g
  • 70%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 28.4 g
  • 57%
  • Sodium
  • 900 mg
  • 36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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