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Love Me Tender Chicken Bake

This dish lives up to its name. Basking in a rich, creamy broth and topped with buttery cracker crumbs, the chicken breast pieces melt in your mouth. Elvis himself could not have resisted this heart-warming dish.—Alcy Thorne, Los Molinois, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 6 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 5 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 cans (10-3/4 ounces each) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 cup crushed butter-flavored crackers

Directions

  • In a large skillet, saute onions and celery in butter until tender. Add chicken and water; heat through. Remove from the heat. Stir in the soup, sour cream, water chestnuts and almonds.
  • Pour into eight greased 1-1/2-cup baking dishes. Sprinkle with cracker crumbs. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 519 calories, 34g fat (14g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 596mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 31g protein.

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