There are so many recipes that you can try for your Easter dinner. However, chicken casserole is, by far, the best. For one, almost everyone loves chicken casserole, because it is the ultimate comfort food. What make chicken casseroles so unique is that it works so well with a variety of foods, such as vegetables, cheese, rice, and so much more. This recipe has actually become one of my family’s favorite Easter recipe and will definitely be your family’s favorite as well. They will want you to bake it again and again every holiday.
The very first time that I tried chicken casserole was a couple of years ago at my mother’s house. After eating it that day, it has been one of my favorite dishes. If you want to try it, the follow the directions below and you’ll have the best chicken casserole every time.
The ingredients that you will need for this recipe includes the following:
1/2 cup melted butter
1/8 teaspoon pepper
4 skinless bone-in chicken breast halves
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
2 cups crushed round crackers
1 cup cooked rice
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon celery salt
2 stalks celery, cut into thirds
6 ounces sour cream
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
2 cans condensed cream of chicken soup
The directions are as follows:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Boil the chicken breasts with the celery and add 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Make sure that you have enough water to cover. Cover and reduce the heat to medium low. Allow it to simmer for 35 minutes. Drain, reserving 1 cup liquid. Allow it to cool and then remove meat from bones and cut it into bite-sized pieces.
3. Stir together the cream of chicken soup, celery salt, sour cream, garlic powder, and onion powder in a large bowl. Be sure to add salt and pepper to taste. Mix in chicken and cooked rice. Spoon the mixture in a 9X13 inch casserole dish. Shake together the melted butter and crushed crackers in a resealable bag. Sprinkle the crackers over the top.
4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.