Garlicy Chicken Casserole

Millie Johnson


I have been tweaking this recipe for years and this is our favorite one. Everybody who tries it asks for the recipe !


★★★★★ 3 votes

6 - 8
1 Hr 20 Min
30 Min



  • 4 lb
    bone-in chicken breast
  • ·
    water to cover
  • 3/4 - 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    garlic powder

  • 1 can(s)
    cream of chicken soup (14.75 oz. condensed)
  • 1 can(s)
    cream of mushroom soup (14.75 oz. condensed)
  • 8 oz
    sour cream
  • 1/2 can(s)
  • 3 c
    sharp cheddar cheese, shredded ; reserve half for top
  • 3/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    celery seed
  • 1 tsp
    dried parsley

  • 2
    sleeves ritz* crackers, crushed
  • 1/2 stick
    butter, melted

How to Make Garlicy Chicken Casserole


  1. Bring chicken to a boil then cover, reduce heat and simmer 45 minutes to an hour or until chicken is tender then remove from pot and cool for a few minutes. Remove skin and remove meat from bone. Tear chicken into chunks. Do not shred ! Set aside.
  2. Heat oven to 350*F
    In large bowl add the soups, water, sour cream, garlic powder, salt, black pepper, onion powder, celery seed, and dried parsley. Mix well with whisk.
  3. Fold in 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar and chunked chicken . Set aside.
  4. To medium bowl add crushed Ritz* crackers then pour melted butter over crackers. Mix well using your fingers .
  5. Spray a 9x13 inch baking dish with non-stick spray.
    Sprinkle evenly with half of crushed cracker mix. Dump chicken mixture into dish and spread evenly with spatula or spoon. Top with remaining cheese then sprinkle the rest of the crushed cracker mix.
    Bake 30 minutes .

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About Garlicy Chicken Casserole

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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