Favorite Ingredient Friday 1/9/09

 

 

Last night I made poppyseed chicken, and my family LOVED it!  They wanted more, but there was no more to have, so next time I make this, I will have to double the recipe.   This recipe was from Menus4mom   and was very easy to make and is something that the kids could do easily…..actually H did help me with it 🙂   It is NOT low fat or low sodium (even though I used reduced fat crackers and reduced fat and reduced sodium soups (by the way, I know that I normally don’t use the canned cream of ____________  soups, but I wanted to try these recipes as written the first time so that I can give honest reviews here on my blog and to friends and family that I recommend the Menus4moms to…..the next time I make all of these recipes, I will be making my own cream of _________ soups to put into them).    but it was very tasty!   I have to be honest in saying that when I tasted the cream of chicken soup from the can, I didn’t know how this casserole was going to taste good….the cream of chicken from the can was nasty!   But the casserole was WONDERFUL!!!!   The other thing I might do to stretch this casserole some is to serve it over some steamed rice…..that would be really good too! 🙂

 

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole 

serves 6

 

2 cups cooked chicken (I used 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts that I pre-cooked and then cut into bitesized pieces)

2 cans cream of chicken soup (I would recommend making your own)

1/2 cup sour cream (I used light)

1 sleeve Ritz (or generic Ritz) crackers, broken up slightly

1 Tbsp. poppy seeds (could increase this, next time I will double it)

 

TOPPING:

1 sleeve Ritz crackers, broken up slightly

2 Tbsp. butter, melted

poppy seed for garnish

 

Combine chicken, soups, sour cream, 1 sleeve crackers, and 1 Tbsp. poppy seeds in a large bowl.   Mix well and transfer to a greased casserole dish.  Mix together remaining topping ingredients and sprinkle on top.  Garnish with poppy seeds.   Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes.

 

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1 Response to Favorite Ingredient Friday 1/9/09

  1. annie says:

    I posted this recipe a while back when we tried it for the first time too! We loved it too… I added baby carrots and peas to make it more like a pot pie the second time I made it and I think I even liked it more.

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