Lattice-Top Chicken Stew Recipe
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Lattice-Top Chicken Stew Recipe

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Convenient crescent roll dough turns into the pretty topping on this creamy casserole filled with chicken and vegetables. While it's baking, I prepare a simple salad and dessert. It's a nice meal for company, too. —Janet Aselage, Sidney, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 35 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen California-blend vegetables, thawed and drained
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of potato soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup french-fried onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 291 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 747mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 17g protein.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the vegetables, chicken, soup, milk, cheese, onions and seasoned salt. Transfer to a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, separate crescent dough into two rectangles. Seal perforations; cut each rectangle lengthwise into four strips. Working quickly, weave strips over warm filling, forming a lattice crust. Bake 15 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Lattice-Top Chicken Stew in Quick Cooking January/February 1999, p14

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mamaknowsbest User ID: 5826120 202923
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2014

"Get creative! Great dish as written but as a volunteer food editor for Taste of Home I love twisting classic recipes to fit the occasion. Wonderful using cream of broccoli cheese condensed soup. Great dish that helped use left over poultry from the night before. Yummy!"

rpear User ID: 7702363 23240
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2014

"I have been making this for my family since 1999 when it appeared in Quick Cooking. Everyone LOVES it! I have made it for neighbors as well. Occasionally I have added a can of mushrooms, drained and minced garlic for added flavor. For my family of 7 (including 3 teenagers), I usually double the recipe (except the crescent rolls) and still bake it in a 9x13...makes it a little thicker and we usually don't have leftovers! DELICIOUS!!! To answer the question about how it would be without the topping...I think it would work just fine. I just happen to love bread and can't leave it off."

kimnorris User ID: 1664504 24906
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2013

"I love this. I make it often."

countrycook1 User ID: 4132972 50586
Reviewed Jul. 8, 2013

"very good & easy"

carole9455 User ID: 5192337 24642
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2013

"The greatest testament of all - my grandchildren love it!!!!"

cbspencer User ID: 4734008 24639
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2013


moose_kristi User ID: 2633623 24905
Reviewed Feb. 24, 2013

"This was so easy, delicious *and* pretty! I used some left-over turkey, but other than that, made it just as directed and it was a hit! Love it!"

TheDix User ID: 607421 19341
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2013

"This will be a go-to recipe. Easy to assemble and it received great reviews from my husband. I used a combination of thawed frozen vegetables that I had on hand. Very good!!"

jgrabowski User ID: 2923939 58895
Reviewed Feb. 20, 2013

"Definitely a "do again"! I used leftover cooked turkey breast and it was excellent! Made it for my husband when he was recovering from surgery - a perfect complete comforting meal."

gknee50 User ID: 5975159 48641
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2013

"I was so glad to see a different soup in this recipe. My family does not like mushroom anything. Most recipes use mushroom soup. We loved this one. Thank you."

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