Stupid-Easy Recipe for Easy Creamy Chicken and Potato Casserole (#1 Top-Rated)


This creamy, flavorful, and filling casserole requires minimal prep time and is an easy way to re-purpose leftover chicken!

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Easy Creamy Chicken and Potato Casserole.

1. Info for Easy Creamy Chicken and Potato Casserole

  • Cook Time: 45 Min
  • Total Time: 45 Min
  • Servings: 8
  • Calories: 349 kcal

2. Ingredients for Easy Creamy Chicken and Potato Casserole

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 1/2 lb. Yukon gold potatoes
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder (for potatoes)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt (for potatoes)
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper (for potatoes)
  • 1 1/2 lb. cooked chicken (3 heaping cups, diced or shredded)
  • 1/2 tsp. salt (for chicken)
  • Black pepper (to taste, for chicken)
  • 2 tsp. garlic powder (for chicken)
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (4 oz.)

3. Directions:

3.1 Preheat

Preheat the oven to 400°F.

3.2 Prep

Spray a 9×13-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

Dice the potatoes into 3/4-inch pieces and place in the baking dish. Finely mince the scallion and set aside.

Drizzle the olive oil over potatoes and season with the garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. Stir with a rubber spatula to coat potatoes in oil.

3.3 Oven

Roast the potatoes on middle rack of oven until tender but slightly underdone and just starting to brown, about 15 minutes.

3.4 Prep

Place the cooked chicken in a large mixing bowl. Season with the salt and black pepper, and add the garlic powder, paprika, minced scallion, and sour cream.

Remove potatoes from oven and transfer to the mixing bowl. Stir mixture with a rubber spatula until chicken and potatoes are thoroughly coated in sour cream.

Transfer the chicken and potato mixture to the baking dish and smooth into an even layer. Sprinkle the cheese over top.

3.5 Oven

Bake the casserole on middle rack of oven until cheese is melted and lightly golden brown, 12-15 minutes.

3.6 Check

Check to see that casserole is done. Remove from oven or add time as needed.

3.7 Serve

Allow casserole to rest for 5 minutes before serving.


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