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Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing

In this easy Chicken Casserole with Stove Top Stuffing, tender chicken is smothered in rich cream gravy and topped with the stuffing of your choice! This recipe can be made in just 30 minutes, so it is a great recipe for those busy weeknights!

With this recipe, you are able to have a traditional Sunday dinner without having to do all of the work yourself! Make this delicious recipe for Chicken Casserole with Stove Top Stuffing in no time at all!

Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing
Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing

Why You’ll Love It:

It’s easy to prepare and full of delicious flavors to make this savory chicken casserole.
This Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing is made with only a few ingredients, and it only takes a few minutes to prepare.
The all-in-one casserole saves you from spending hours in the kitchen for dinner.

In 30 minutes or less, you can prepare chicken stuffing casserole, the ultimate comfort food. It can even be assembled ahead of time!

Ingredients That You’ll Need:

  • Boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Stuffing mix
  • Cream of mushroom soup
  • Sour cream
  • Salt and pepper

Should I use cubed stuffing or traditional for the casserole?

For this Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing recipe, I prefer cubed stuffing because it holds up well and has more structure than traditional stuffing! It doesn’t matter what you choose – both will be delicious!

Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing
Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing

How Do I Make Shredded Chicken At Home?

Crockpots are the easiest way to make shredded chicken at home.

  1. Place 3 lbs of boneless, skinless (about 4 large) chicken breasts or thighs in the bottom of the slow cooker, season with 1 tsp of salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onions powder, and pour 1 cup of chicken broth or water over it all.
  2. Cook on the low setting for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.
  3. After it is fully cooked, it will be very tender, and you can easily shred it with a fork or with an electric hand mixer.

In addition to the fact that 3 lbs of chicken can be made into 6 cups of shredded chicken, you will also have leftovers. You can use the chicken in other recipes or freeze it in a freezer-safe bag to be used later on.

How To Make Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing?

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Use non-stick cooking spray to spray a 13×9-inch baking dish.
  3. Slice the chicken breast into bite-sized pieces and add to the baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle with salt and pepper or seasoning salt if you wish. Set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the stuffing mix with the hot water until evenly moistened. Place aside.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine the cream of mushroom soup and the sour cream.
  7. Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.
  8. Over the chicken, spread the sour cream mixture.
  9. Add stuffing mixture to the top.
  10. Bake your Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing for 25 to 30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken registers 160°F on an instant-read thermometer.
  11. Remove from oven and let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

What To Serve With Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing?

What Other Casserole Recipes Can I Try?

You have many options to choose from when it comes to making casseroles, so take a look at these ones to see which suit your taste the best:

What Can I Substitute For Cream Of Mushroom Soup In This Casserole?

It is best to substitute cream of mushroom soup with cream of chicken, as it produces similar results as far as taste and texture are concerned and it is also gluten-free. Alternatively, cream of broccoli, celery, or potato, and sour cream or yogurt can be substituted.

Chicken Casserole Sour Cream
Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing

How To Reheat Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing In Air Fryer?

The Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing may be reheated in an air fryer for three to four minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit. This chicken and spinach artichoke dish are delicious warm or cold.

Recipe Variations

  • You don’t like mushrooms? Cream of mushroom soup can be substituted with cream of chicken soup.
  • Do you love cheese? To make this classic casserole recipe even more cheesy, top the soup and sour cream mixture with 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Replace the Stovetop stuffing mix with your own homemade stuffing.
  • In place of sour cream, Greek yogurt is a great addition to the soup.
  • You can also make your own cream of chicken soup if you like.
  • As an alternative to the cream of mushroom soup, cream of celery or cream of chicken soup can be used.
  • Make this recipe more interesting by substituting boneless pork chops for the chicken.
  • Leftover turkey is perfect for this!
  • Use a different stuffing mix for a different taste. The recipe calls for chicken stuffing, but cornbread stuffing or any other savory stuffing would work well, as well.
  • It’s quick and easy to make using leftover chicken breast or rotisserie chicken. It only takes 10-15 minutes to bake until it is heated through.
  • Try using two cans of condensed mushroom soup rather than just one can of it if you want a creamier casserole.
  • To ensure easy cleanup, spray your casserole pan with cooking spray before adding your ingredients.
  • To make this dish an all-in-one dish, you can add canned green beans to the chicken diced.
  • Make sure you use hot water for your stuffing. Otherwise, it won’t soften properly.

FAQ Section

Can you make Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing ahead of time?

Yes, I think that’s one of the best things about this delicious casserole! In fact, you can prepare Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing ahead of time and then freeze it or refrigerate it before or after baking it, and then bake it when you are ready to serve it.

How To Store Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing?

In case there are leftovers of this amazing Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing, either transfer them to an airtight container or cover them with cling film or aluminum foil. When stored properly, the casserole should last up to 4 days in the fridge.

How To Freeze Leftovers Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing?

Make Sure to allow your Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing to cool to room temperature, then place in an airtight container or wrap tightly and transfer to the freezer. Properly store your Chicken Casserole With Stuffing will last for up to 3 months.

How To reheat Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing in the Oven?

You’ll want to preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and then put the Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing in the oven for about 20 to 30 minutes, or until it’s fully reheated! If the casserole looks like it’s over-browning or drying out, put on a sheet of aluminum foil to help protect the dish.

How To reheat Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing In the Microwave?

If you prefer, you can microwave individual servings for 30 seconds to 1 minute until hot, or reheat the entire Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing dish at 350° for 10-15 minutes.

Can you use chicken broth instead of water for Stove Top Stuffing?

Yes, Both are fine, and you can also add 2-4 tbsp of butter with the stuffing and water (as instructed on the package), but I usually don’t add the butter and it’s still very tasty.

Can you use leftover Turkey in Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing?

Yes, absolutely! You can make this Chicken Casserole with Stovetop Stuffing with leftover turkey from Thanksgiving.

What’s the cream of chicken soup?

Cream of chicken soup is a thick, flavorful condensed soup made of chicken stock and cream. It’s an easy way to create a versatile sauce! Even though you can make your own cream of chicken, using canned stuff makes dinner faster and easier!

Can I use chicken thighs instead of chicken breasts?

Yes, Just make sure that before adding the cream soup to the chicken thighs you trim all of the fat off of them.

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Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving

  • Calories 420
  • Total Fat 15g
  • Cholesterol 80mg
  • Sodium 990mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 35g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 31g
  • Vitamin A 30%
  • Vitamin C 6%
  • Calcium 8%
  • Iron 15%

Nutrition Facts Source: Source

Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 5 minutesCook time: 25 minutesRest time: 5 minutesTotal time: 35 minutesServings:6 servingsCalories:420 kcal Best Season:Available

Description

In this easy Chicken Casserole with Stove Top Stuffing, tender chicken is smothered in a rich cream gravy and topped with the stuffing of your choice! This recipe can be made in just 30 minutes, so it is a great recipe for those busy weeknights!

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Use non-stick cooking spray to spray a 13×9-inch baking dish.
  3. Slice the chicken breast into bite-sized pieces and add to the baking dish.
  4. Sprinkle with salt and pepper or seasoning salt if you wish. Set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, combine the stuffing mix with the hot water until evenly moistened. Place aside.
  6. In a medium bowl, combine the cream of mushroom soup and the sour cream.
  7. Combine all ingredients and blend until smooth.
  8. Over the chicken, spread the sour cream mixture.
  9. Add stuffing mixture to the top.
  10. Bake your Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing for 25 to 30 minutes or until the internal temperature of the chicken registers 160°F on an instant-read thermometer.
  11. Remove from oven and let stand for 5 minutes before serving.

Notes

  • You don’t like mushrooms? Cream of mushroom soup can be substituted with cream of chicken soup.
  • Do you love cheese? To make this classic casserole recipe even more cheesy, top the soup and sour cream mixture with 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese.
  • Replace the Stovetop stuffing mix with your own homemade stuffing.
  • In place of sour cream, Greek yogurt is a great addition to the soup.
  • You can also make your own cream of chicken soup if you like.
  • As an alternative to the cream of mushroom soup, cream of celery or cream of chicken soup can be used.
  • Make this recipe more interesting by substituting boneless pork chops for the chicken.
  • Leftover turkey is perfect for this!
  • Use a different stuffing mix for a different taste. The recipe calls for chicken stuffing, but cornbread stuffing or any other savory stuffing would work well, as well.
  • It’s quick and easy to make using leftover chicken breast or rotisserie chicken. It only takes 10-15 minutes to bake until it is heated through.
  • Try using two cans of condensed mushroom soup rather than just one can of it if you want a creamier casserole.
  • To ensure easy cleanup, spray your casserole pan with cooking spray before adding your ingredients.
  • To make this dish an all-in-one dish, you can add canned green beans to the chicken diced.
  • Make sure you use hot water for your stuffing. Otherwise, it won’t soften properly.
Keywords:Chicken Casserole With Stove Top Stuffing
Nutrition Facts

Servings 6


Amount Per Serving
Calories 420
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g24%
Cholesterol 80mg27%
Sodium 990mg42%
Total Carbohydrate 35g12%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 5g
Protein 31g62%

Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 8%
Iron 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.