Poppy Seed Chicken Recipe

by Melissa

 

Poppy seed chicken is such a classic recipe that is incredibly easy to make. A creamy chicken casserole topped with a buttery Ritz topping and poppy seeds.

 

Poppy seed chicken recipe is such a classic dish that is incredibly easy to make. A creamy chicken casserole topped with a buttery Ritz topping and poppy seeds.

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My family loves this recipe.

 

This chicken casserole dish is super easy and a beloved southern stable in our house.

 

Ready in 30 minutes and makes the perfect weeknight meal.

 

Delicious and tasty everyone will be wanting more!

 

Ingredients to make Poppy Seed Chicken

 

  • Boneless Chicken Breasts (1 pkg, approximately 3 breasts)
  • 1 (10.75 ounce) can cream of chicken
  • 1 stick of butter
  • poppy seeds

 

Poppy Seed Chicken Recipe Directions:

 

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
    2. Boil your chicken breasts and dice or shred into small pieces.
    3. Mix your shredded chicken in a bowl with your can of cream of chicken and sour cream
    4. Layer evenly into a 9×13 casserole dish.

5. Melt your stick of butter while crushing your Ritz crackers into a bowl. Once the butter is melted mix it in with the crackers and spread evenly on top of the chicken.

6. Sprinkle poppy seeds all around the dish.

7. Bake in preheated oven for approximately 30 minutes.

Want to Prep Ahead? 

This casserole can be prepared in advance through step 4 (leaving off the Ritz crackers and poppy seeds) and keep it in the freezer for up to 3 months.

If baking from frozen, be sure to thaw the casserole in the refrigerator overnight.

Once thawed you can then add the Ritz crackers and poppy seeds before baking as instructed.

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Poppy Seed Chicken Recipe

Poppy Seed Chicken Recipe

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

A creamy chicken casserole topped with a buttery Ritz topping and poppy seeds.

Ingredients

  • Boneless Chicken Breasts (1 pkg, approximately 3 breasts)
  • 1 (10.75 ounces) can cream of chicken
  • 1 (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 1/2 sleeves of Ritz crackers
  • 1 stick of butter
  • poppy seeds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
  2. Boil your chicken breasts and dice or shred into small pieces.
  3. Mix your shredded chicken in a bowl with your can of cream of chicken and sour cream.
  4. Layer evenly into a 9x13 casserole dish.
  5. Melt your stick of butter while crushing your Ritz crackers into a bowl. Once the butter is melted mix it in with the crackers and spread evenly on top of the chicken.
  6. Sprinkle poppy seeds all around the dish.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for approximately 30 minutes.

Notes

This casserole can be prepared in advance through step 4 (leaving off the Ritz crackers and poppy seeds) and keep it in the freezer for up to 3 months.

If baking from frozen, be sure to thaw the casserole in the refrigerator overnight.

Once thawed you can then add the Ritz crackers and poppy seeds before baking as instructed.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 290 Total Fat: 21g Saturated Fat: 11g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 8g Cholesterol: 97mg Sodium: 530mg Carbohydrates: 4g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 0g Protein: 20g
This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix.

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Kim (TheKimSixFix) February 1, 2013 - 5:17 PM

That looks really good.. creamy and crunchy and salty. Yum!

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