Need ideas for that chicken that’s in the fridge or freezer?


4 Ingredient Chicken Bake
Cook one package stuffing mix according to package directions in 11 X 7 baking dish or a  2 quart casserole dish). In separate dish mix 1 can cream of chicken or mushroom soup (or any other cream soup), 1-2 cans of  chicken, and 1 can of peas or corn. Put on top of stuffing mix and cover with bread crumbs or whatever topping your family likes. Bake at 350 for 30 minutes.


Awesome Chicken Casserole

This is a great Casserole that the whole family loves, even a certain very picky two year old.
1 Box rotini noodles
1 block of cream cheese
2 cans of cream of celery, or chicken
1 can of milk or until desired creaminess
3/4c. Parmesan cheese
2 cans chicken/ or left over chicken, chopped.
Garlic powder to taste. I love garlic, so I put in a good bit.
Onion powder, if you have it.
Two stack of Ritz crackers

While cooking pasta, heat your cheesy cream sauce in microwave. (all ingredients except chicken and crushed crackers.)
Mix well.
Add red pepper flakes, black pepper, salt to taste.
Carefully stir in chicken. Chunks are nice.
Combine mixture to noodles. Put in dish
Add crushed Ritz crackers on top with thin shavings of butter.
Put under broiler until crackers are browned, and butter is melted.
For a nice filler, I will sometimes add broccoli too 🙂 Very yummy.

 When you cook the noodles add a tablespoon of butter or even butter spray to keep noodles from sticking together.

Chicken and Rice

Chicken pieces
2 Tbsp. butter
1 lrg. can cream of chicken soup
1 pkg. onion soup mix
2 c. water
1c. rice

In a 9×13 pan pour in melted butter. In a bowl mix soup, water and onion soup mix. Pour over melted butter. Add 1 c. rice and top with chicken pieces (can be frozen)
Cover with foil and bake at 400 for about an hour or until the chicken is done and rice is tender.


Chicken Divan

1(10 oz) pkg frozen chopped broccoli
1½ – 2 C. cooked, diced chicken
1 can cream of chicken soup
½ C. mayonnaise or Miracle Whip (Mirc Whip gives this a wonderful tangy flavor)
1 tsp. lemon juice
½ – 1 C. cracker crumbs
1 Tbsp. melted butter
¼ – ½ C. shredded cheddar cheese

Cook broccoli in microwave and drain well in colander. Place in sprayed casserole dish. Put diced chicken over top. Combine soup, lemon juice and mayonnaise, mixing well. Spread over chicken. Sprinkle cheese over top. Combine cracker crumbs with melted butter. Sprinkle over cheese. Bake at 350º for 25-30 minutes.
(You can put cooked rice under the broccoli if you want this more like a casserole)


Country Style Mac
One package Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Dinner (original style)
2 Tbsp. diced onion
¼ C. margarine (in addition to amount needed to make mac & cheese dinner)
8 oz can whole kernal corn-drained
1 can Cream of Chicken soup
1½ C. cooked, diced chicken
1 Tbsp. dried parsley
1 C. dry bread crumbs

Prepare Mac & Cheese dinner as directed on pkg except use ½ C. milk. Put into 2 qt. casserole dish. Saute’ onion in 1 Tbsp margarine until tender. Combine corn, soup, chicken, onion and parsley with prepared mac & cheese. Melt remaining margarine. Toss with bread crumbs. Spread on top of mac & cheese mixture. Bake at 350º for 25 minutes or until bubbly.

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