Simply Good Chicken Casserole

Total Time
2hrs 5mins
Prep 1 hr 30 mins
Cook 35 mins

Southern Living; old family favorite.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a large Dutch oven; bring to a boil.
  2. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 1 hour or until tender.
  3. Remove chicken and cool.
  4. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces.
  5. Combine chicken, chicken soup and next 3 ingredients.
  6. Place half of crushed crackers in a lightly greased 11 x 7 x 1.
  7. 5 inch baking dish.
  8. Spoon chicken mixture over crackers.
  9. Top with remaining crackers, and drizzle with butter.
  10. Bake at 325 degrees for 35 minutes or until lightly browned.
Most Helpful

5 5

This is named appropriately and is simply good. This recipe was so easy to make. My granddaughter helped. I used Ritz crackers to crumble on top. The chicken was very rich and creamy. The whole gang gobbled it up. Thanks for a simple, delicious casserole.

5 5

This was amazing! I used the new Roasted Vegetable Ritz crackers, I think that added a lot of flavor. I threw in some garlic salt and minced onion. My husband said "You can make this once a week!", and that's a huge compliment from him!

5 5

Excellent casserole. I needed something very simple and easy for dinner. This was the perfect thing. Had a rich creamy chicken filling. I used crumbled up Town House crackers that made a buttery crust and topping. Tasted delicious and the whole family enjoyed it.