Smoky Cheesy Chicken-Potato Casserole


Shortcut ingredients including frozen hash browns and cream of chicken soup make this chicken-potato bake doable even on a busy weeknight. Top the chicken-potato casserole with crushed croutons for a crunchy, craveable finish.

Smoky Cheesy Chicken-Potato Casserole
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hr


  • 1 10.75 ounce can condensed cream of chicken with herbs soup

  • 1 8 ounce carton sour cream

  • 1 ½ cup shredded smoked cheddar cheese (6 ounces)

  • 1 28 ounce package frozen diced hash brown potatoes with onions and peppers, thawed

  • 1 pound smoked or roasted chicken, cut into bite-size strips

  • 1 cup crushed croutons (optional)

  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted (optional)

  • Fresh thyme (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease a 13x9x2-inch baking pan; set aside. In a large bowl combine soup, sour cream, and cheese. Stir in hash brown potatoes and chicken. Transfer mixture to the prepared baking pan. If desired, in a small bowl combine crushed croutons and melted butter; sprinkle over chicken mixture.

  2. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until heated through. If desired, garnish with fresh thyme.

For 24 servings:

Prepare as directed, except double the ingredients and use two 13x9x2-inch baking pans.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

465 Calories
24g Fat
28g Carbs
33g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 465
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 13g 65%
Cholesterol 121mg 40%
Sodium 692mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 33g
Vitamin C 15.3mg 77%
Calcium 283mg 22%
Iron 2.7mg 15%
Potassium 594mg 13%
Folate, total 22.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.7mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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