Fireman Bob's Spicy Chicken Casserole my way...

1
Bob Cooney

By
@firemanbob65

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 ***

Rating:

★★★★☆ 8 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8 to 10
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 45 Min
Method:
Convection Oven

Ingredients

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  • 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
    milk
  • 3/4 c
    water
  • 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...

Step-by-Step

  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!

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About Fireman Bob's Spicy Chicken Casserole my way...

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta Sides, Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American




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