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mom's chicken casserole

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Gwen Landon Ross
Concord, CA

My mother-in-law gave me this recipe many years ago and said it was great for pot lucks as even men really liked it. She was right.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 to 8 depending on sides
prep time 45 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mom's chicken casserole

  • 4
    whole chicken breasts, cooked and diced (or use left over cooked chicken or turkey)
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 1 1/2 c
    sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 1/2 c
    diced celery
  • 8 oz
    thinly sliced water chestnuts
  • 1 1/2 c
    low or non-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup, undiluted (can use cream of chicken, cream or celery or a combination)
  • 1 pkg
    corn bread stuffing mix (pepperidge farm is best)
  • 1/4 c
    butter, melted

How To Make mom's chicken casserole

  • 1
    Combine soup and mayonnaise. Stir in chicken, water chestnuts, mushrooms, celery and onions until well blended.
  • 2
    Pour into three quart casserole dish.
  • 3
    Top with 3/4 to 1 full package of cornbread stuffing mix and spread even.y over top. (Pepperidge Farms is really good if you can find it.) Drizzle 1/4 cup melted butter over the stuffing mix.
  • 4
    Bake 30 to 35 minutes at 350 degrees.
  • 5
    This reheats (or freezes and then reheats) really well.