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cheesy chicken croissant casserole

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Hanan Hussein
Bothell, WA

I was looking for a different way to cook chicken that is easy and the family would like. So I raided my pantry and came up with this. It came out looking great and we all loved it that I would probably use it for my next pot luck. And I thought I should share it with everyone on JAP. I hope you like it.

★★★★★ 1
serves 6-8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For cheesy chicken croissant casserole

  • 4
    chicken breasts, boneless and skinless
  • 2 sm
    cardamom pods & a bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried celery flakes & dried minced onion
  • salt and pepper
  • 20
    mini croissants
  • 1 can
    cream of chicken soup
  • 1 can
    cream of mushroom soup
  • 1/2 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded or any cheese you like

How To Make cheesy chicken croissant casserole

  • 1
    For the chicken: Add all ingredients together in a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to boil then lower the heat, cover and let simmer till chicken is fork tender; about 2 hrs. this could be done a day ahead if you want.
  • 2
    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Shred the chicken in a mixing bowl using 2 forks, add the 2 soup cans and the cream and mix well. Slice the croissants in 2 lengthwise.
  • 3
    In a 9x13 casserole arrange the sliced croissants with the cut side up covering the bottom of the dish.
  • 4
    Spread the chicken/soups mixture all over
  • 5
    Top with the rest of the croissants cut side down
  • 6
    Spread the shredded cheese all over the top. Spray a piece of aluminum foil with cooking spray and cover the casserole.
  • 7
    Bake in a 350 degrees oven for 30 min or until it's bubbling and the cheese has melted. Remove the foil and broil for 5 minutes for a bit of browning if you like.

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