This is my mother's recipe and a family favorite. It's one of our comfort foods and regular easy recipes to make through a busy week. Can easily be prepared in advance, then popped in the oven for a nice hot meal. If making for the first time, add half of the sour cream and taste first. Add more if desired, tasting as you go, to reach desired flavor. Serve over cooked white rice.

Kristen
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Mix the crackers and melted butter together in a bowl; set aside.

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  • Bring water and chicken stock to a boil in a pot over high heat. Season with salt and black pepper. Add the chicken. Reduce heat to a simmer, and cook, stirring occasionally, until chicken is no longer pink in the center, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain the chicken; set aside. Whisk together the sour cream and cream of chicken soup in a large bowl. Stir in the chicken, then transfer the mixture to a 9x13-inch baking dish. Sprinkle the cracker mixture on top.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until bubbly, 25 to 30 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

550 calories; 41.5 g total fat; 101 mg cholesterol; 1545 mg sodium. 25.3 g carbohydrates; 19.5 g protein; Full Nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
08/16/2011
I made this for dinner last night and my family and I loved it! I did a few alterations but they were quantity ones. I used one soup can size of chicken broth 3 cups of water with added chicken bouilon cubes 2 I used 2 cans of cream of chicken soup with a 16 oz container of sour cream.I had vegetable flavored ritz crackers and used 4 tbls of melted butter. By the way these crackers are good. I made rice and brocolli on the side and they spooned the chicken casserole over the rice. Very very good!! My husband really enjoyed it and my daughter had 2 helpings. I loved it also. Thank you for a gret recipe! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
08/21/2011
Taste was great but lacked substance. I didn't use the full amount of sour cream and cream of chicken soup that was listed but was still too much and runny. Next time I'll use less and add in vegetables. Read More
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45 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 22
  • 4 star values: 12
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: 5 stars
08/16/2011
I made this for dinner last night and my family and I loved it! I did a few alterations but they were quantity ones. I used one soup can size of chicken broth 3 cups of water with added chicken bouilon cubes 2 I used 2 cans of cream of chicken soup with a 16 oz container of sour cream.I had vegetable flavored ritz crackers and used 4 tbls of melted butter. By the way these crackers are good. I made rice and brocolli on the side and they spooned the chicken casserole over the rice. Very very good!! My husband really enjoyed it and my daughter had 2 helpings. I loved it also. Thank you for a gret recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/16/2011
I made this for dinner last night and my family and I loved it! I did a few alterations but they were quantity ones. I used one soup can size of chicken broth 3 cups of water with added chicken bouilon cubes 2 I used 2 cans of cream of chicken soup with a 16 oz container of sour cream.I had vegetable flavored ritz crackers and used 4 tbls of melted butter. By the way these crackers are good. I made rice and brocolli on the side and they spooned the chicken casserole over the rice. Very very good!! My husband really enjoyed it and my daughter had 2 helpings. I loved it also. Thank you for a gret recipe! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/15/2011
I thought this recipe was great! Good Job! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/15/2011
Ageless recipe!!! I add mushrooms and use yogurt instead of sour cream. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
08/15/2011
I've been making a variation of this casserole for years. I use bone in breast and thigh meat for more flavor and add cooked pasta. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/16/2011
Incredibly easy and so good. I used my George Forman grill to cook the chicken and then shredded the chicken before adding it to the soup/sour cream mixture. I served this over basmati rice and it was wonderful. For our personal tastes it does need seasoning but this recipe can be easily adjusted and modified in a variety of ways. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/14/2011
Very easy and delicious! I did indeed add some broccoli and carrots and it was great1 My family loved it! Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
08/20/2011
Taste was great but lacked substance. I didn't use the full amount of sour cream and cream of chicken soup that was listed but was still too much and runny. Next time I'll use less and add in vegetables. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
09/07/2011
made this today. cooked my chicken in crockpot on high about 4hrs. seasoned it with salt pepper poultry seasoning and a little celery salt. shredded it and took it out and put the other ingredients in as directed. it tasted great but was too much liquid in it. next time i will only put half the cream of chicken and 8 oz of sour cream. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
08/26/2011
I liked this more than I thought I would - but curiosity made me want to try it and I'm glad I did. I didn't modify it much - I used a little less sour cream based on comments that it was too much and even with just 2c of sour cream with the large can of cream of chicken soup it definitely would have been too much - it was quite soupy even with reducing the sour cream! I added onion & garlic to the soup mix. I think next time I'd like to add celery too. We served this over noodles - I had wanted to serve it over mashed potatoes but I didn't have enough potatoes to make that work out - but serving over noodles was great (my DH has a pasta addiction so he was thrilled lol). We'll have this again:) Read More
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