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Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole
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5 from 2 votes

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

Pure comfort food. Creamy chicken casserole topped with a cheesy Ritz cracker crumb mixture.
Course Casserole
Cuisine Southern
Keyword chicken casserole
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 376kcal


  • 4 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 (10 3/4-ounce) can cream of chicken condensed soup
  • 1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 sleeve Ritz crackers (about 32), crushed
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees and lightly coat a 2-quart baking dish with butter.
  • In a large bowl, mix chicken, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, poppy seeds, celery salt, black pepper, 1/2 of cheddar, 1/2 Ritz crackers.
  • Spoon mixture into prepared baking dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese and cracker crumbs on top. Drizzle butter over topping and sprinkle with paprika.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 35-40 minutes.


Leftover turkey can be used instead of chicken.


Calories: 376kcal