~ Crunchy Cheesy Chicken Casserole ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Another delicious casserole that was a hit with my family. They loved the crunch of the Panko's and the cheesy layer beneath. I served alone, but would be great with a tossed salad or a vegetable on the side.

Enjoy!


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Serves:

6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

40 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breast, cooked and cubed
1/2 lb
bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
1 c
each - frozen corn, thawed & thin sliced celery
salt &
pepper to taste
10 3/4 oz
can, cream of chicken soup
1 c
sour cream
1 Tbsp
dried parsley
1/2 c
green onion, sliced - tops too
3 - 4 clove
garlic, minced
1 c
shredded, sharp cheddar cheese & 1/2 cup mild cheddar cheese
1/3 c
melted, butter
1 1/2 c
seasoned, panko crumbs

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

Spray an 11 x 7 baking dish with non stick cooking spray or grease.

Cook bacon crisp and drain, crumble.

Par cook celery in microwave, until tender crisp, or could saute in a little butter for a few minutes. If you like it on the crispy side, can add it raw. I prefer to par cook for a few minutes.
2
In a medium sized bowl, stir together the chicken, bacon, celery, onion, salt, pepper, sour cream, soup, corn, parsley and garlic, mix well.
3
Spread into prepared baking dish.
4
Top with cheese and bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and beginning to bubble.
5
In a bowl, add melted butter and Panko crumbs - toss to coat well. Spread over cheese, evenly.
6
Place back into the oven and continue baking for another 15 - 20 minutes or until bubbly and crumbs begin to golden.
7
Serve hot. This was delicious!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American