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Try This Hearty Homestyle Chicken Casserole Recipe


Try This Hearty Homestyle Chicken Casserole Recipe

Winter nights often leave us wanting a hearty, cozy meal. The weather outside may be frightful, but the ambiance inside doesn't have to be. This chicken casserole recipe will leave everyone satisfied and full, ready to settle in for the night with a good cup of hot chocolate. It isn't difficult to make, either, meaning it can be prepared on a weeknight.

Depending on the size of your family, you may even end up with leftovers for dinner the next night. Leftovers can be a saving grace for the busy and tired family. This recipe can use either canned or homemade condensed cream of chicken soup, allowing it to flex around your situation. If you don't have time to make your own condensed cream of chicken soup, you can still make this recipe.

The use of French-fried onions, cheese, and hash brown potatoes will have kids wanting a second helping. The chicken adds a lot of protein, which is essential for the health of everyone in your family. Protein can even aid with weight loss, making it an all-around great addition to any meal.

After trying this recipe, take a look at all of the other wonderful dinner recipes we have on our site. We have dozens of dinner options, as well as great recipes for appetizers and desserts. We want you to be able to focus on spending time with your family, which is why many of our recipes can be prepared in a short amount of time. Enjoy!

Hearty Homestyle Chicken Casserole


4 cups shredded hash brown potatoes, thawed
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 can (6 ounce) French-fried onions, divided
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cubed
1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of chicken soup, OR
1 1/3 cups homemade condensed cream of chicken soup
3/4 cup milk
2 cups frozen corn kernels


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 13×9 baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add hash browns, salt, pepper, and garlic powder to skillet.

3. Cook hash browns for 2 minutes, turn over and cook for another 2 minutes, or until lightly browned. 

4. Transfer hash browns evenly into baking dish, then add half the onions. Combine well.

5. Sprinkle cheddar cheese evenly over the potato mixture.

6. Place cubed chicken evenly on top of cheese.

7. In a medium bowl, mix soup and milk together until smooth. Add frozen corn kernels, mix well. Pour mixture over chicken.

8. Bake, uncovered, in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes (until chicken is cooked through).

9. Sprinkle remaining onions over top. Bake an additional 5 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes before serving.

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