Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole is easy and a family favorite that is great for busy weeknights or casual dinner parties. Made with sour cream and crunchy cracker topping, this one is a crowd pleaser.
Author: Lucy Brewer
4cupschopped or shredded cooked chicken
1can cream of celery or cream of chicken soup
2cupsRitz cracker crumbs
1tablespoonpoppy seeds (optional)
1stick unsalted butter, melted
½cupcrispy fried onions
1cupgrated Cheddar or Parmesan cheese
Couple of splashes of Worcestershire sauce
Preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 casserole dish.
Mix chicken, sour cream, and soup together in a large bowl. Add Worcestershire and grated cheese if using.
Mix cracker crumbs, poppy seeds and butter together. Include fried onions if using.
Spread chicken mixture into prepared casserole dish.
Sprinkle cracker crumbs over the chicken.
Bake at 350 for 30-40 minutes, until bubbly and crackers are browned.
** Can be made ahead for one day. Don't put crackers on top until ready to bake.To freeze: Make recipe as directed but do not bake. Cover and freeze.
Recipe from SouthernFoodandFun.com. Nutrition counts are provided as estimates only. Southern Food and Fun makes no guarantee as to the accuracy of these nutritional values as ingredients and serving sizes may vary from person to person.