Ritz Cracker Chicken Casserole

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Ritz Cracker Chicken Casserole :-I really enjoy preparing casseroles. Mixing everything together and then placing it in the oven is a fairly simple process. They also have a wonderful flavor. Despite the fact that casseroles are sometimes given a poor reputation, I can’t help but adore them. This chicken casserole made with Ritz crackers is incredibly easy to prepare. I was even told by my husband that it was his best dish that I had ever prepared. When you consider that I’ve had a lot of casserole days in my day, that is quite a large statement. For your next meal, here are a couple additional casseroles that you can try.

Ritz Cracker Chicken Casserole

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of condensed chicken soup or cream of mushroom soup, either 10 and 3/4 ounces in size
  • 1 container of sour cream, approximately one cup, eight ounces
  • A half cup of low-sodium or unsalted chicken broth five cups of boneless chicken breasts that have been diced and cooked, approximately one and a half pounds
  • 1/8 of a teaspoon of fine salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of black pepper that has been freshly ground
  • a third of a cup of scallions, cut very thinly, optional
  • There are sixty Ritz crackers, divided into two sleeves and seven ounces each.
  • 8 tablespoons of butter that has not been salted, melted and split

 

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Steps to Make It:

1 . Collect all of the components. Put a rack in the middle of the oven, and then preheat it to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Coat a casserole dish with a little coating of butter.

2 . Combine the soup, sour cream, chicken broth, diced chicken, salt, pepper, and scallions, if using, in a large bowl. Additionally, add the diced chicken.

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3 . Crumble one sleeve of Ritz crackers and place them in the bottom of the casserole dish that has been prepared.

4 . On top of the crackers, drizzle half of the butter that has been melted.

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5 . On top of the layer of Ritz crackers, distribute the chicken mixture in an even manner.

6 . Crush the remaining sleeve of crackers and toss them in a bowl with the remaining half of the melted butter.

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7 . Cracker crumbs that have been buttered should be sprinkled over the chicken mixture.

8 . After thirty to forty minutes in the oven, the casserole should be bubbling hot. Prior to serving, allow it slightly cool down.

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INSTRUCTIONS:

  • Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F. After spraying a casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray, set it aside when you are ready.
  • The chicken that has been cooked and shredded should be combined with sour cream, cream of chicken soup, and seasonings. Insert into the bottom of the casserole dish that you have prepared.
  • Crushed crackers and melted butter should be sprinkled on top of your casserole. Bake for twenty to thirty minutes.

 

Recipe Variations:

  • To make it more colorful and healthful, you are free to add other ingredients to the chicken and sauce mixture. For example, you may add pimientos or one to one and a half cups of frozen peas, green beans, or mixed vegetables that have been softly cooked.
  • There are many options that are good, such as steamed broccoli or asparagus.
  • The filling might benefit from the addition of a few tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley for color.
  • Using two teaspoons of butter, saut√© six to eight ounces of sliced mushrooms until they are soft and browned. After the mushrooms have been cooked, stir them into the chicken mixture.
  • If you like, you can use diced cooked turkey or ham instead of chicken.
  • To the chicken mixture, add bacon that has been cooked.
  • Make use of one of the many flavor variants of Ritz crackers, such as those with whole wheat, bacon, garlic butter, or reduced sodium respectively.

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