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Poppy Seed Chicken

This poppy seed chicken is a cheesy, creamy dream! The best part is, it takes little time and effort to make. Serve it alongside roasted veggies for a simple, yet delicious meal.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, cheesy chicken, easy dinner
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 521kcal
Cost $15


  • 9x9 baking dish
  • Large bowl


  • 1 ½ pounds cooked chicken breast see Notes
  • 8 ounces sour cream see Notes
  • 1 can (10.75 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 ½ cups butter crackers crushed
  • ¼ cup melted butter


  • Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit. Mix together the cooked chicken, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, parmesan cheese and poppy seeds in a large bowl. Transfer to a 9x9 baking dish.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the crushed crackers and melted butter. Sprinkle crackers on top of the chicken mixture and bake for 25-30 minutes.
    Poppy Seed Chicken Process Photo 2


  • Cooked Chicken Breast: The chicken can be shredded or cubed. Pieces should be no larger than 1-2 inches.
  • Sour Cream: For a lighter option, you can sub plain greek yogurt for the sour cream.
Recipe yields approximately 6 servings. Nutritional values shown reflect information for 1 serving. Macros may vary slightly depending on the specific brands of ingredients used.
To determine the size of one serving, prepare the recipe as instructed, then weigh the finished product. Divide the total weight (not including the weight of the bowl, pot, or plate the food is in) by 6. Result will be the weight of one serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 521kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 152mg | Sodium: 938mg | Potassium: 415mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 718IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 310mg | Iron: 3mg | Net Carbs: 14g