~ Crunchy Cheesy Chicken Casserole ~

Cassie *


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.


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20 Min
40 Min


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


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1Preheat 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.

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2In a medium sized bowl, stir together the chicken, bacon, celery, onion, salt, pepper, sour cream, soup, corn, parsley and garlic, mix well.

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3Spread into prepared baking dish.

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4Top with cheese and bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until cheese is melted and beginning to bubble.

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5In a bowl, add melted butter and Panko crumbs - toss to coat well. Spread over cheese, evenly.

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6Place back into the oven and continue baking for another 15 - 20 minutes or until bubbly and crumbs begin to golden.

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7Serve hot. This was delicious!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American