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Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

 Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole
I like this recipe because it is easy to fix. It is one of family favorites and a recipe that I love to share with friends. The poppy seeds seem to give this chicken dish a special look, as well as a distinctive flavor.
6 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min.


  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 5 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 jar (2 ounces) diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/3 cups finely crushed butter-flavored crackers
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds


  • In a large skillet, melt butter. Saute mushrooms until tender. Stir
  • in the chicken, soup, sour cream and pimientos.
  • Spoon mixture into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. In a small bowl,
  • combine the topping ingredients. Sprinkle over the chicken. Bake at
  • 350° for 20-25 minutes or until heated through and topping is
  • browned. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 619 calories, 41 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 181 mg cholesterol, 848 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 39 g protein.