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Easy Chicken Casserole Recipe, as seen on Taste of

Chicken Casserole

  • Author: Steve Gordon
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 - 10 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish, Chicken
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


Follow our complete, step-by-step, photo illustrated recipe to make this easy Chicken Casserole. We’re using egg noodles, and a combination of cream of chicken and cream of mushroom soup to make the casserole, then topping it with buttery Ritz crackers.



  • 1 package Egg Noodles, – 12oz
  • 1 can Cream of Chicken Soup – 10.5oz
  • 1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup – 10.5oz
  • 1 small container Sour Cream – 8oz
  • 2 cups Ritz Crackers, crushed
  • 1 stick Butter
  • 2 Chicken Breasts, cooked
  • 1 package Knorr Chicken Seasoning, or 2 Tablespoons Chicken Granules


  1. Place 8 cups water in a large saucepan.
  2. Add the chicken breasts.
  3. Add the Knorr chicken seasoning to the broth. Stir well.
  4. Bring to a boil, cook until chicken is done.
  5. Remove chicken from broth. Set aside to cool.
  6. Remove 1 cup of broth. Set aside for now.
  7. Place egg noodles in remaining broth.
  8. Cook egg noodles until done.
  9. Dice the chicken breasts or pull apart by hand, then place in large mixing bowl.
  10. Add the can of cream of chicken soup.
  11. Add the can of cream of mushroom soup.
  12. Add the sour cream.
  13. Add the cup of reserved broth.
  14. Drain the noodles, add the noodles to the mixture.
  15. Fold all ingredients together until fully combined.
  16. Pour the mixture into a buttered 9×13 baking dish.
  17. Mix the crushed crackers and melted butter together.
  18. Spread the crackers over the top of the chicken.
  19. Place dish in oven preheated to 350F degrees, bake 35-45 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  20. Enjoy!


You could easily use a pre-cooked rotisserie type chicken if you prefer. Make the casserole a day ahead of time and add the cracker crumb topping just before you bake the dish. Leftovers should not be frozen because of the sour cream in the recipe.

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