Special Delivery Chicken Recipe
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Special Delivery Chicken Recipe

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To treat a friend who was bringing her new baby home from the hospital, I delivered a "Welcome to the World" theme dinner to her home. This favorite chicken casserole took on a new name for the occasion. Baked in a creamy sauce, it is a comforting main dish. -Ame Andrews, Little Rock, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 2-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1-3/4 cups crushed butter-flavored crackers (about 36 crackers)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 889 calories, 64g fat (33g saturated fat), 225mg cholesterol, 1271mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 35g protein


  1. In a large bowl, combine the sour cream, soup and poppy seeds. stir in chicken. Pour into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish. Combine the cracker crumbs and butter; sprinkle over top.
  2. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 25-30 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Special Delivery Chicken in Taste of Home February/March 2002, p37

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Reviewed Mar. 25, 2015

"I make this all the time. My kids love it! My recipe is called Easy Weeknight Chicken Casserole."

Reviewed Jan. 15, 2014

"My picky hubby loves it. We eat it over egg noodles"

Reviewed Jul. 3, 2012

"Made this today for a friend who just had a baby! Made a batch for my own family as well and it was a huge hit! It is so delicious!"

Reviewed Mar. 26, 2012

"We had friends over last night and I made this for dinner. Everyone loved it and there were no leftovers! I used 98% fat free cream of chicken and fat free sour cream and it was wonderful!"

Reviewed Dec. 13, 2011

"I have used this recipe but changed it a bit. I add 1 cup of white rice and cream cheese. After adding aditional ing. it taste great."

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