WHY THIS CRACK CHICKEN CASSEROLE IS WORTH MAKING?
This casserole is packed with flavors and textures that will make you fall in love with it. Here are some reasons why you should give it a try:
The combination of Ranch seasoning, shredded cheddar cheese, and sour cream creates a creamy and tangy base that’s irresistible.
The addition of chopped cooked bacon gives the casserole a smoky and salty flavor that pairs perfectly with the creaminess.
The crunchy topping made of crushed Ritz crackers and butter adds a delightful texture to the dish.
It’s a great way to use up leftover cooked chicken and turn it into a new and exciting meal.
4 cups cooked chopped chicken (900 g)
1 (1-oz) package Ranch Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix (28 g)
1½ cups shredded cheddar cheese (170 g)
1 cup chopped cooked bacon (113 g)
1½ cups sour cream (360 g)
1 (10.5-oz) can cream of chicken soup (298 g)
1½ cups crushed Ritz crackers (128 g)
¼ cup unsalted butter, melted (56.7 g)
Preheat the oven to 350ºF (175ºC). Lightly spray a 9×9-inch baking dish with cooking spray.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked chicken, Ranch seasoning, shredded cheddar cheese, chopped cooked bacon, sour cream, and cream of chicken soup.
Spread the chicken mixture into the prepared baking dish.
In a separate bowl, mix together the crushed Ritz crackers and melted butter. Sprinkle the mixture over the chicken.
Bake the casserole uncovered for 30 to 40 minutes or until it’s heated through and the topping is golden brown.
Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
You can use any cooked chicken for this recipe, such as rotisserie chicken or leftover grilled chicken.
For a lighter version, you can use reduced-fat sour cream and cream of chicken soup.
You can also substitute the Ritz crackers with crushed cornflakes or panko breadcrumbs for a different texture.
This recipe can easily be doubled to serve a larger crowd.
This Crack Chicken Casserole is the ultimate comfort food that is both easy to make and incredibly delicious. The combination of juicy chicken, savory bacon, tangy ranch seasoning, and creamy cheese makes this casserole a family favorite. It’s a perfect dish to make for a cozy dinner or a potluck gathering, and it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser. With simple ingredients and easy preparation, this recipe is a must-try for anyone who loves a hearty and flavorful casserole. Give it a try and enjoy the ultimate comfort food experience!