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fireman bob's spicy chicken casserole my way...

(8 ratings)
Recipe by
Bob Cooney
Cottonwood Heights, UT

Staying " True " to my " SPICY " ways... Here is a Chicken Casserole that will please everyone. Great for a Pot Luck as well!!! Sincerely, Fireman Bob :) NOTE: *** Prep time does NOT include cooking time for the shredded chicken ***

(8 ratings)
yield 8 to 10
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr 45 Min
method Convection Oven

Ingredients For fireman bob's spicy chicken casserole my way...

  • 3/4 c
    butter, divided
  • 1 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    smoked ground cumin
  • 6
    chicken bouillon cubes, crushed
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    course sea salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    fresh cracked pepper
  • 2 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 2 tsp
    hot sauce, your choice homemade or store bought.
  • 1 lb
    angel hair pasta, cooked aldente
  • 4 c
    shredded chicken, cooked
  • 1/2 lb
    smoked bacon, chopped fine
  • 1/2 lb
    fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 c
    poblano peppers, chopped fine
  • 1/2 c
    jalapeno peppers, chopped fine
  • 1/2 c
    ancho chili peppers, chopped fine
  • 1 c
    red bell pepper, chopped fine
  • 1 c
    yellow bell pepper, chopped fine
  • 1/2 c
    fresh fennel, chopped fine
  • 1/2 c
    fresh parsely, chopped fine
  • 2 c
    saltine crackers, crushed

How To Make fireman bob's spicy chicken casserole my way...

  • 1
    Begin by melting 1/2 cup of the butter in a large Dutch Oven, add anchovies to butter and stir to melt the anchovies into the butter.
  • 2
    Add flour, cayenne pepper, smoked ground cumin, chicken bouillon, course sea salt, fresh cracked pepper, chicken broth, milk, water, hot sauce and cook over low heat till thickened.
  • 3
    Add , pasta, chicken, bacon, mushrooms, poblano, jalapeno, and ancho chili peppers, fennel, and parsley and stir to incorporate all. If needed, add more chicken broth to make mixture " wet ".
  • 4
    Place large Dutch Oven in the oven and cover securely. NOTE: *** If using Dutch Oven with Charcoal, follow usual cooking methods and keep the temperature at 250 degrees.
  • 5
    Bake at 250* for 1 3/4 hours or till done. With 30 minutes of cooking time left, add crushed saltine crackers mixed with 1/2 cup of melted butter to the top of the casserole and cook till golden brown! Enjoy!