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Special Delivery Chicken Recipe

Special Delivery Chicken Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the sour cream, soup and poppy seeds. stir in chicken. Pour into a greased 11x7-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.

Nutritional Facts

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

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Sue Zappa User ID: 1094741 257446
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2016

"We have six children, all of whom like this dish. One of my daughters always requests it when she's coming home! easy to make!"

swtvamom User ID: 3431860 223537
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2015

"I make this all the time. My kids love it! My recipe is called easy Weeknight chicken casserole."

ashqt101 User ID: 6775289 83217
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2014

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

couponmomma User ID: 5843889 91595
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!"

[email protected] User ID: 966636 40839
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!"

courtneymartin User ID: 3429486 204773
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."

WhitOrr User ID: 6098636 34376
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2011

"This is a family fav. at my house because it is very simple!!! I like to add about a 1/2 cup of chedder cheese. and then about 2 min. before pulling it out of the oven just sprinkle some extra cheese on top. Also found the topping is much better when you cover the dish with tinfoil, and cook it in stonewear! amazing! serve it over rice, and your good to go :)"

MiracleLainey User ID: 5949873 91592
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2011

"This was an easy recipe to use so I would make it again, although the original recipe itself was pretty bland. I am not sure about the poppy seeds either. It seemed to need some serious spices, perhaps even red pepper flakes. I would also use rotisserie chicken as breasts always seem to get tough. Also, I used reduced fat everything."

gretawl2 User ID: 5951807 106593
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2011

"this recipe is amazingly simple and to add some color i added some fresh spinach and also some brown rice to bulk it up. i used fat free sour cream and 98% fat free cream of chicken soup, and whole wheat ritz crackers. i made it for my friend who has a 5 day old baby for the first time i went to visit her and she and her husband loved it. its a simple feel good meal that they didnt have to prepare and that they could actually save to eat more for a late night feeding :)"

frogs1952 User ID: 2375257 204772
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2011

"Enjoyed the cassarole but would had some frozen hash browns to it next time."

mallerj User ID: 1574003 122182
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2011

"Oh! And I like to use the roast veggie Ritz for a bit of extra flavor! YUM!"

mallerj User ID: 1574003 34375
Reviewed Jan. 21, 2011

"LOVE this easy to make recipe! Has become a favorite in our house...EVERYONE loves it, my children included! There's never enough! :)"

linden93 User ID: 1372854 83215
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2010

"I have made this many times, it's a family favorite. I use fat free cream of chicken soup and lite sour cream, I also use reduced fat crackers and only use half the amount suggested with 3 tablespoons of butter. Doing it this way reduces the calories to 338 per serving and you would never know the difference! Delicious!!!"

rbwysocky User ID: 1439168 83205
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2009

"I brought this to my sister just after she had her second baby. I added some veggies just to give it a little color. She said it was one of her favorite meals!"

richards82 User ID: 2153216 101431
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2008

"This certainly isn't a healthy recipe. 889 calories and 64 g. of fat Ouch!"

[email protected] User ID: 1653001 76596
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2008


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