Though anything can be cooked in a casserole, the chicken recipes come out with the best flavors and aroma. Read the article below to know the various chicken casserole recipes.

Chicken Casserole Recipes

For meat eaters chicken cooked in any method will never fail to impress. The soft and succulent chicken meat is the only ingredient that can send anyone into a gastronomical heaven. Grilled, baked, fried, roasted, curried, or simply cooked in a casserole, the flavor of the chicken is enhanced manifold. However, unlike other forms of cooking, preparing a casserole dish is more likely to intensify the aroma and the taste. This is because, inside the casserole dish, the various ingredients blend around with each other to give rise to complex flavors. Though you can cook almost anything in a casserole to form mouth-watering dishes, it is the chicken recipes that come out with the best flavors and aroma. This thickset utensil can withstand high temperatures, and so tenderize the chicken without spoiling its taste with the heat. The basic principle of any casserole recipe is that the food should be served in the dish in which it is cooked. So, a casserole dish comes hot and fresh, direct from the fire to the table. So, if you would like to dig in to a tasty casserole recipe then read the pointers below for three scrumptious recipes.
Easy Chicken Casserole Recipes
Chicken Noodle Casserole
  • 8 ounces egg noodles, uncooked
  • 1/2 cup butter (8 ounces)
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms, about 4 ounces
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup pimiento, chopped (2 ounce jar, drained)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cooked diced chicken
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 
  • In a saucepan, boil the noodles and then drain the water.
  • Take a large skillet and place it over low heat. Melt the butter in the skillet.
  • Sauté the mushrooms and then add the flour. Stir to blend in the flour until smooth.
  • Slowly add the broth, milk, pimiento, salt, and pepper. Stir constantly until the sauce is thick.
  • Grease a 2 ½-quart casserole with butter. Put in the noodles, chicken and salt.
  • Over the top, sprinkle the parmesan cheese.
  • In a preheated oven, bake the casserole for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F.
  • Serve hot.
Servings – 2 

Chicken Casserole And Macaroni With Mushrooms

  • 8 ounces elbow macaroni
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 8 ounces sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 1/4 cups milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups shredded mild Cheddar or Cheddar Jack combination, divided
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1 cup frozen peas, cooked
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
  • 1 cup bread crumbs, soft
  • Cook the macaroni and drain. Then rinse it under hot running water.
  • Heat a saucepan and melt a tablespoon of butter in it.
  • Stir in the mushrooms and cook until slightly browned. Remove the mushrooms and keep aside.
  • Into the same saucepan, melt two tablespoons of butter and the flour. Stir until the flour is well blended.
  • Slowly add the milk and stir.
  • Sprinkle salt and pepper. Stir and cook until thickened.
  • Add the mushrooms to the sauce and then add 1 ½ cups of shredded cheese.
  • Now, add parsley, chicken, peas, and macaroni. Stir thoroughly to blend.
  • Grease a 2 ½-quart casserole and take the macaroni mixture into it. Top it with half a cup of shredded cheese.
  • In another pan melt the remaining butter and toss the breadcrumbs in it. Sprinkle the crumbs on top of the casserole.
  • In a preheated oven, bake the casserole for 25 minutes at 350 degrees F .
  • Remove the dish when the contents are brown and bubbly.
Servings – 6 

Chicken And Rice Casserole 

  • 1 cut-up frying chicken
  • 1 cup long grain white rice
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 1/2 cans water
  • 4 ounces can sliced mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Mix the rice, onion soup mix, cream of chicken soup, water, and sliced mushrooms in a bowl.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer the contents to a casserole.
  • Place the chicken on top of the rice.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F for 60 minutes while covered. Then uncover the dish and bake for another 30 minutes.
  • Serve hot.
Servings – 2

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