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Chicken Hashbrown Casserole

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Get ready for a taste sensation with this Chicken Hashbrown Casserole! Creamy, cheesy, and topped with a delightful crunch, this dish is perfect for busy nights when you need something quick and satisfying.

Packed with cheesy hashbrowns and tender chicken, this casserole is one of the best comfort foods you’ll ever try. It’s so good, my family can’t get enough of it! For a quick and healthy side, I microwave some broccoli. My kids love dipping the broccoli in the rich, savory sauce of the casserole.

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This recipe is not only creamy and flavorful but also incredibly easy to make. Whether you’re in the mood for some comforting food or just need a delicious meal to lift your spirits, this chicken hashbrown casserole is perfect any time of year!

It’s a family favorite and a regular in our meal rotation, right alongside our beloved Bacon Cheeseburger Casserole and No Peek Chicken and Rice. These oven-baked delights are sure to become staples in your home too. Enjoy!

Cheesy Chicken Hashbrown Casserole recipe:

Is dinner time a madhouse at your place? We get it! Things can get wild around here too. That’s why this recipe is a lifesaver for those jam-packed days filled with work, sports, and activities. Simply prep it ahead of time and pop it in the oven when you get home. Dinner will be a breeze! Plus, it freezes beautifully for those extra busy nights.

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Escape the dinner chaos with this crowd-pleasing casserole! Perfect for a 9×13 dish, and if you’re on the go, the ones with lids are super convenient. For the freezer, I love using disposable pans—no need to worry about getting them back.

I also freeze individual portions for quick lunches for me and my husband. It’s even better the next day, making it a much tastier option than fast food.

Family-Favorite Cheesy Chicken Potato Casserole!

This casserole is the ultimate comfort food! There’s something incredibly satisfying about this cheesy chicken and potato dish. After a long day, cozy up with a plate of this delightful casserole—it’s the perfect way to unwind.

Another favorite comfort food in our house is Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup. One evening, I made it for dinner and shared some with a friend who wasn’t feeling well. You never know what someone might be going through. Having a menu plan helps me not only serve dinner to my family but also extend a helping hand to others.

Variation Ideas:

This recipe is a breeze to make! For an even quicker version, use rotisserie chicken. I often grab one for dinner, pairing it with Grilled Green Beans and Foil Pack Grilled Potatoes.

My family loves the cornflake topping, but crushed Ritz crackers work just as well. Use whatever you have on hand—I’ve even mixed both when running low. You can also get creative with toppings like bacon, jalapeños, or chopped onions. The possibilities are endless!

Serving Suggestions

This hearty chicken hashbrown casserole pairs perfectly with steamed broccoli or crispy air fryer asparagus, alongside fluffy cornbread or air fryer biscuits. For a lighter touch, try it with a fresh green salad or a zesty Greek quinoa salad.

FAQ

1. Can I Substitute the Condensed Soup In this Recipe?

Ans: Condensed chicken soup plays a key role in binding the ingredients of this casserole. If you prefer not to use it, here are a couple of alternatives:

  • Replace it with 1 cup of sour cream or Greek yogurt.
  • Whisk 2 eggs into the milk for a different twist.

2. Can I Make This Casserole Ahead?

Ans: Absolutely! You can prepare this casserole a day in advance. Simply follow the recipe, assemble the dish, and instead of baking it right away, cover and refrigerate until you’re ready to cook. Just remember to add a few extra minutes to the baking time if you’re starting with a cold casserole from the fridge.

What do you need to make Chicken Hashbrown Casserole

20 oz frozen hashbrowns

2 cups shredded cheddar cheese

1 tsp salt

1 tsp pepper

2 cups sour cream

10.5 oz can of cream of chicken soup or homemade version

1/2 cup milk

1 lb shredded cooked chicken

2 cups crushed corn flakes

4 tbsp melted butter

 

How to make Chicken Hashbrown Casserole

Preheat Your Oven: Start by preheating your oven to 350°F.

Mix the Casserole: In a large bowl, combine salt, pepper, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, and milk. Add in the chicken, cheese, and hashbrowns, stirring until everything is well mixed.

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Prepare the Dish: Lightly grease a 9×13 baking dish, then transfer the mixed ingredients into it, spreading them evenly.

Prepare the Topping: In a separate bowl, mix together crushed cornflakes and melted butter. Spread this mixture evenly over the casserole.

Bake Until Golden: Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 1 hour, or until the top is golden brown and the casserole is bubbling with deliciousness.

Enjoy this hearty and cheesy casserole straight from the oven!

Notes

To keep your casserole leftovers fresh, make sure to store them in an airtight container. They’ll stay delicious and ready to enjoy for up to a week.

Here are some tips for storing and enjoying your leftover chicken hashbrown casserole:

  • Refrigerate: Keep any extra casserole fresh by storing it in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.
  • Reheat: To enjoy again, simply heat the casserole in the oven at 350°F for a few minutes, adding a bit more cheese for extra gooey goodness. For a quicker option, microwave individual servings.
  • Freeze: Want to save some for later? Freeze the casserole in an airtight container for 1-2 months. Thaw it overnight in the fridge before reheating for another delicious meal.

Chicken Hashbrown Casserole

Chicken Hashbrown Casserole

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 20 oz frozen hashbrowns
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 10.5 oz can of cream of chicken soup or homemade version
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 lb shredded cooked chicken
  • 2 cups crushed corn flakes
  • 4 tbsp melted butter

Instructions

Preheat Your Oven: Start by preheating your oven to 350°F.

Mix the Casserole: In a large bowl, combine salt, pepper, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, and milk. Add in the chicken, cheese, and hashbrowns, stirring until everything is well mixed.

Prepare the Dish: Lightly grease a 9×13 baking dish, then transfer the mixed ingredients into it, spreading them evenly.

Prepare the Topping: In a separate bowl, mix together crushed cornflakes and melted butter. Spread this mixture evenly over the casserole.

Bake Until Golden: Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for about 1 hour, or until the top is golden brown and the casserole is bubbling with deliciousness.

Enjoy this hearty and cheesy casserole straight from the oven!

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