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Million Dollar Chicken Casserole

Million Dollar Chicken Casserole

Million Dollar Chicken Casserole is a classic comfort food that the entire family will enjoy, easy to make and savory. Crunchy Ritz crackers are the soul of this dish, and every bite is a true taste explosion when you scoop up a million dollar chicken casserole!


For the Chicken

  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, roughly 2 lbs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 cup cream of chicken soup

For the Seasoning

  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 10.75 oz cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 sleeve Ritz crackers
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter melted


step 1

Heat the olive oil in a frying pan over medium heat and place the chicken in the frying pan. Season the top of the chicken with salt and pepper. Cook for 5 mins, then turn over.

step 2

Add the chicken stock and cook for 7-10 minutes, or until the inside of the chicken reaches 165°F as measured by the JoyOuce instant read thermometer.

step 3

Remove the chicken from the pan and shred the chicken. The chicken can be shredded with two forks or in a blender.

step 4

Preheat oven to 350°F.

step 5

In a large bowl add cream cheese, cottage cheese, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, garlic powder, onion powder and add chopped chicken. Stir well.

step 6

Transfer chicken mixture to a 9 x 13-inch casserole dish to form an even layer.

step 7

Add a sleeve of Ritz crackers to a medium bowl and crush into small pieces. Pour in the melted butter and mix well.

Ritz crackers crumbs

step 8

Sprinkle the Ritz crackers crumbs evenly over the chicken mixture.

step 9

Place the casserole uncovered in the oven and bake for 35-40 mins, or until the edges are bubbling and the crackers are golden brown.

step 10

Garnish with chives before serving if desired.

Million Dollar Chicken Casserole

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