Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

Diane Hopson Smith


Easiest dish to make not to mention how good it taste! Always requested at family gatherings.

This has been a favorite for over 30 years now. My former mother in law shared this recipe with me. She was and is an awesome cook!


★★★★★ 4 votes

6 to 8
15 Min
35 Min


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chicken breast, cooked (6 small/med breast or 3 large)
2 can(s)
cream of chicken soup
8 oz
carton sour cream
1 pkg
ritz cracker, from 3 pkg box
1 Tbsp
popppy seed
1 stick
butter, melted (i originally used 1 1/2 stks butter but i've found that 1 stk is perfect)
salt and pepper, to taste
rice, cooked and hot

How to Make Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Cut into bite size pieces; place in a buttered casserole dish. NOTE: I use an 8 X 11 X 3-inch corningware casserole dish.
  • 3Mix the soup and sour cream and pour over the chicken.
  • 4Crush Ritz cracker, combine with poppy seed and sprinkle evenly over soup mixture.
  • 5Melt margarine, and drizzle over crackers.
  • 6Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes until bubbly.
  • 7Serve over hot rice. Enjoy!

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About Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

Course/Dish: Chicken, Crackers, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Cream, #sour, #ritz

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