Learn how to make this simple Southern staple for quick weeknight dinners. It's speedy, easy to prepare, loaded with rich flavor, and sure to please each and every hungry member of the family (including picky eaters). It’s also an outstanding one-pot meal, making cleanup a breeze. By utilizing pantry and refrigerator staples like cream of chicken soup, sour cream, and basic cooked chicken, our poppy seed chicken recipe is also a handy, go-to inexpensive main dish for your next church potluck or supper club. Though you may have to purchase a bottle of poppy seeds for this dish, you’ll also find that poppy seeds are perfect to have on hand for quick and easy recipes like freezer-friendly Lemon-Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread or Lemon-Poppy Seed Waffles, in addition to this weeknight-casserole favorite.
3 cups chopped cooked chicken
1 (10 3/4-oz.) can cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1 (16-oz.) container sour cream
3 teaspoons poppy seeds
31 round buttery crackers, crushed
1/4 cup butter, melted
How to Make It
Combine first 4 ingredients. Spoon mixture into lightly greased 11- x 7-inch baking dish.
Stir together cracker crumbs and melted butter; sprinkle evenly over casserole.
Bake at 350° for 35 to 40 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Keebler Town House crackers.