Dump-and-Bake Southern Chicken Salad Casserole
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Take the traditional flavors and ingredients from your favorite summer sandwich and combine them in a comforting Dump-and-Bake Southern Chicken Salad Casserole -- complete with crushed potato chips and melted cheese on top!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: chicken casserole, Chicken Salad, hot chicken salad
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 297 kcal
Author: Blair
Ingredients
  • 2 cups diced, cooked chicken
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup mayonnaise I used light mayonnaise
  • 1 cup condensed cream of chicken soup (NOT diluted) I used Campbell's Healthy Request
  • 6 tablespoons chicken broth
  • ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 2/3 cup crushed potato chips I used about 30 chips total
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 2-quart casserole dish with cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, stir together all ingredients except for cheese and chips.
  3. Place chicken mixture into prepared casserole dish.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together cheese and chips. Spread cheese mixture on top of casserole.
  5. Bake, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until heated through.
Recipe Notes

Cooking Just for Two? Cut the ingredients in half and bake the casserole in a 1-quart dish. The rest of the instructions remain the same.

Cooking for a Crowd? Double the ingredients and bake the casserole in a 9 x 13-inch dish. The rest of the instructions remain the same.

Nutrition Facts
Dump-and-Bake Southern Chicken Salad Casserole
Amount Per Serving (1 /6 of the casserole)
Calories 297 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 848mg37%
Potassium 610mg17%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 345IU7%
Vitamin C 5.4mg7%
Calcium 103mg10%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.