If you’re looking for some new chicken casserole recipes, you’ve come to the right place. We have 42 of them right here!
Chicken casserole—it’s a classic American dish with a range of variations.
It can be creamy, spicy, or savory.
But one thing is for sure.
It’s always a hit, and everybody loves it.
Chicken casserole is one of those dishes that just never gets old.
It’s easy to make and even easier to eat.
And it’s about as versatile as food gets; you can put it in stuff, dress it up, or slather it with sauce.
You can even fill this dish with flavor in so many different ways, from veggies to spices.
That’s why it’s such a great meal for any occasion.
It’s simple enough for everyday meals and interesting enough for guests.
So, if you want to make your casserole-eating more worthwhile, then I’ve got you covered.
I’ve rounded up 42 tasty chicken casserole recipes that will satisfy any craving.
And it doesn’t matter if you’re looking for something as simple as Cornbread Chicken Casserole or something as complex as Chicken Stuffed Shells.
These recipes will hit the spot.
You might want to save #41 for your next party.
I guarantee it’ll leave your guests talking.
Now, let’s get down to it.
1. Chicken & Rice Casserole
This Easy Chicken & Rice Casserole is the perfect comfort food for when you’re feeling blue or just want to curl up with a good book.
With succulent chicken and fluffy toasted brown rice, it’s a dish that will make you feel like everything will be okay.
And you know what?
You can enjoy it during breakfast, lunch, or dinner—whenever you want!
Grab a spoon because this crack chicken casserole is about to blow your mind.
It has taken our favorite flavors—creamy, cheesy, loaded with cheddar, bacon, and ranch—and put them all in one dish.
It’s like a party for your mouth!
But don’t take my word for it.
This recipe uses rotisserie chicken, so it’s quick and easy to make.
Plus, you can feed your whole family in no time flat!
So, what are you waiting for?
This chicken casserole is so good that your neighbors are going to wish they had a bite.
It’s creamy and rich, with tender chicken and earth-spongy mushrooms, all smothered in a velvety sauce.
The pasta is cooked until it soaks up all the deliciousness and then topped with more cheese than anyone could possibly want because who doesn’t love cheese?
It’s a pot pie.
It’s a casserole.
It’s everything you want in your chicken pot pie, but with the ease of a casserole!
This rich sauce is complemented with crunchy veggies and lots of chicken.
And if that’s not enough for you, how about some cheddar biscuits to top it all off?
They’re baked to golden brown and crispy perfection.
If you’re looking for something warm and comforting but can’t stand spending all day in the kitchen, this is your dish.
This casserole is the best of both worlds.
It’s a Chicken Stuffing Casserole with lots of mild and nutty Swiss cheese and cream of chicken soup.
And it’s like a quiche and a stuffing, but it’s not either one!
You get both without any of the drawbacks.
It’s so good; you’ll want to try it again and again.
I promise you won’t regret it!
This is one casserole that’s not afraid to get cheesy.
It’s got all the fixings: thin spaghetti noodles, mushroom, onion, celery, green bell pepper—and it’s topped with a layer of Monterey jack so you can go heavy on the toppings.
And what’s a good casserole without some extra sharpness?
I like it with cheddar cheese for that little extra bite of flavor.
This Cheesy Chicken and Rice Casserole will make you want to dance.
It has everything you want in a hot and cheesy casserole.
It’s bursting with flavors, it’s got a little bit of spice, and it’s perfect for when you want to binge-watch your favorite TV show without having to move from the couch.
But if you want to take it to another level, why not add some broccoli, peas, or corn?
Go for it!
This Chicken Nacho Casserole is the real deal.
It’s got a whole lot of flavor and heat, but it’s a crowd-pleaser that everyone will love.
It’s cheesy, spicy, and kind of crunchy.
And you’ll never have to stress about the mess because it’s all hidden under a layer of melted cheese!
If you want to make it a bit fancy, just add some jalapeños or olives on top before serving!
Do you know what the secret to a good casserole is?
Creamy chicken, that’s what.
This recipe has taken our classic creamy chicken and turned it into a casserole with all the best parts: buttery crescent rolls, sharp cheddar cheese, and savory cream of chicken soup.
It’s like waking up on a holiday morning every time you bite into one of these.
This No-Peek Chicken and Rice Casserole are full of comfort, but it’s not the kind that makes you want to sit around the house all day with a blanket.
It’s the kind that makes you want to take it out of the oven, put it on the table, and dig right in.
The tender chicken and flavorful rice are seasoned with an onion soup mix, which gives this casserole its distinctive savory taste.
This Chicken Noodle Casserole is so good; it’s like a warm hug from your mom.
But you know what set them apart?
The creamy sauce that coats each tender piece of chicken and the vegetables, and the way that egg noodles will soak up every drop like a sponge.
This is a dish that says “I love you” in a way that only food can—it’s as much about what’s inside as it is about how it tastes.
Cornbread Chicken Casserole has creamy chicken in the center, which is always nice.
It also has wonderfully light and yummy cornbread on top, which is always better than heavy, dense cornbread.
And it’s topped with gooey cheese because if you’re going to eat something that’s basically a vegetable-chicken dish covered in breadcrumbs and cheese, why not go all-out?
When I say this is the best Chicken Hashbrown Casserole I’ve ever tasted, I mean it.
I love everything about this dish: the tender chicken, the salty crunchy hash browns, the creamy cheese sauce, and of course—the crispy bacon.
It’s a savory blend of flavors that will satisfy your palate and make your tummy humming for days.
Go ahead and give it a try!
This is a chicken and pasta casserole with a twist.
And you won’t find any canned soup here—just oozy, melted cheese and creamy spinach.
This scrumptious one-dish meal is baked in the oven until it’s bubbling hot and golden brown on top.
It’s like a spinach casserole but so much better because it’s a pasta casserole too!
The creamy sauce coats every bit of penne as it cooks until it’s soft and tender.
And when you put all that together with chicken, spinach, and gooey cheddar cheese?
You’ll want to eat every last bit of it.
The Chicken Tortilla Casserole is a hearty, wholesome meal that will leave you feeling full and satisfied.
This Mexican-inspired dish features a perfect blend of spices and is filled with veggies to make sure you’re getting a balanced meal.
It’s the perfect alternative to lasagna and super easy to make!
You’ll be as surprised and, at the same time, confused as I was when you taste this Chicken Tater Tot Casserole.
You’ll think you’re eating a chicken pie filled with tender, juicy chicken and gooey cheddar cheese.
But this is no ordinary chicken dish: it’s made from the scoopable, crunchy goodness of tater tots and topped off with pea, corn, green bean, and carrot mixture for some extra color and crunch.
You might wonder what’s in this casserole, but I don’t want to ruin the surprise.
Let’s just say it’s totally appetizing—and I’m not just saying that because it has well-seasoned chicken, smoky bacon, tangy ranch seasoning, creamy alfredo sauce, pasta, and cheese.
This is the casserole for you if you’re craving comfort food but hate feeling like a slug the next day.
Salsa verde chicken casserole is a simple dish that takes just the right combination of ingredients to create the perfect blend of flavors.
The salsa verde-sour cream mixture gives this casserole its signature zesty taste.
But then, you also get the delightfully spiced chicken, which is complemented by the gooey cheese and the fresh onions and cilantro.
The flavors are so heavenly that you’ll want to keep eating them!
It’s so good that it will leave you feeling like you’re in Mexico (even if you’re in the US).
This Chicken Zucchini Casserole is the perfect meal for a day when you want something light yet filling, full of fresh flavors and textures, and just the right amount of cheese.
The chicken breast is juicy, tender, and flavorful.
The pesto sauce helps keep it moist during baking.
And the zucchini and yellow squash provide just enough natural sweetness to balance the savory flavors of the chicken and parmesan cheese.
Then you’ll also get a little kick from the sweet yellow onion, which is my favorite part.
If you’re in the mood for a Hawaiian-inspired casserole that requires only one pot and about an hour of your time, this Pineapple Chicken Rice Casserole is for you.
In fact, it’s a sweet and salty love story.
The juiciness of chicken, along with the rice and veggies, are complemented by the tangy pineapple sauce, which is a wonderful blend of sweet and salty flavors.
You’ll feel like you’ve been transported to the islands when you take your first bite.
The jalapeño popper chicken casserole is a celebration of flavor!
It’s got tons of cheese (melted perfectly over the top).
It has a silky texture that begs you for seconds.
And it packs a spicy kick that’s truly irresistible.
This is a casserole you’ll never forget.
It’s like your favorite buffalo wings but in a cheesy pasta casserole.
It’s creamy and rich but with an unexpected zing that keeps it from being too heavy.
And it’s topped with crunchy bacon, so you’ll have something to chew on while you’re getting ready for the next bite of spiciness.
This Hot Chicken Salad Casserole is a super easy way to enjoy a hot meal without any fuss.
It’s got chicken, brown rice, and all the crunchy additions you could want, from celery to slivered almonds to green bell pepper!
But what really makes this casserole stand out is that creamy addition of mayo and greek yogurt.
It’s like a whole new world of flavor!
This chicken and potato casserole is truly something.
It starts with seasoned chicken breast and potatoes baked together until they’re soft and tender.
Then I top it with bacon because bacon makes everything better (smoky and juicy).
Then I add cheese because cheese is always a good idea when it comes to making things taste savory and good.
And finally, I sprinkle green onion on top for a sharp, spicy, peppery kick.
A dish like this will make any meal feel extra special—and who wouldn’t want that?
This Chicken Florentine Artichoke Pasta Bake is a creamy and cheesy dream come true. It’s like chicken parmesan meets chicken alfredo.
It’s made with bowtie noodles and topped with seasoned breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese.
It’s also full of sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and cheese. Plus, it has hints of Italian seasoning and crushed red pepper flakes that give it just the right amount of heat.
If you’re on a search for a quick and easy meal that you can throw together on a weeknight, this one’s it.
Chicken Stuffed Shells: a perfect match of soft, creamy cheese and tender pasta.
It’s a mash-up of every good thing about stuffed shells—the chicken, broccoli, ricotta, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheeses—and adds some extra flair.
And a rich garlic cream sauce that smothers every bite in deliciousness.
I’m sure you’ll love it!
Chicken Parmesan Casserole is a culinary masterpiece that combines everything you love about Italian food in one bite.
The rich tomato sauce is sweet, bright, and slightly acidic, just like a good red wine.
The silky rigatoni pasta is bursting with juicy chicken meat, coated in crunchy breadcrumbs that have been fried golden brown.
And the mozzarella cheese is creamy, slightly browned, and perfectly baked.
This casserole tastes so good that it will have you screaming for more!
Make a cashew chicken quinoa bake, and get ready to be blown away.
This recipe has taken all of your favorite cashews, plus tender chicken and flavorful sauce, and turned them into a quinoa bake that will rock your world.
The cashews add a chewy sweet crunch, while the combination of soy sauce, hoisin, fish sauce, and ginger and garlic create a tangy, savory flavor that ties everything together.
Elevate your regular stuffed shells to new heights with this recipe for Lemon Chicken Casserole.
With the addition of fresh mushrooms, a burst of lemon, and a rich, creamy sauce that’s just begging to be drizzled over your plate, it’s everything you love about chicken and rice casserole—with a twist.
The meat also remains flavorful inside-out, making sure every bite is as delicious as the last.
Pesto chicken cauliflower casserole is like a lovely, cheesy, flavorful vacation for your mouth.
The flavors are bright and herby—a little salty and rich—with a bit of garlic to keep things exciting.
And the shredded chicken will fill you up, while the roasted cauliflower provides that pleasant earthy smokiness that makes this dish so satisfying.
Add some mozzarella to the top of it all, and you’re good to go!
You’re going to want to put your fork down and grab a spoon when you taste this Cheesy BBQ bacon chicken casserole.
It combines tender pasta, chunks of chicken, crunchy bacon, melted cheese, and fire-roasted tomatoes in a creamy BBQ sauce that satisfies even the biggest appetites.
I suggest using diced baked chicken breast instead of shredded chicken to get a better texture.
But you can just use regular canned chicken, whatever you prefer!
This chicken casserole is so good that you’ll be tempted to make it every day.
It’s a classic, rich and creamy, and packed with savory flavor from a mixture of cheddar cheese, milk, cream of mushroom soup, and mayonnaise.
And then there’s the buttery topping, too!
It’s made with melted butter, sharp cheddar cheese, and crushed Ritz crackers!
It’s like a crispy blanket covering your taste buds with delicious goodness.
Say goodbye to all the work that goes into making chicken cordon bleu.
Yes, you read that right.
This casserole is a classic chicken cordon bleu flavor but with no breading or stuffing.
It’s not as time-consuming as the original, but it still delivers all the creamy dijon flavor you love.
You’ll end up with a whole platter of juicy chicken, ham, swiss cheese, and gooey sauce that’s so good you may not even want to share!
Do you know what’s better than pizza?
Pizza chicken casserole!
Just kidding! Pizza is amazing and all, but you can’t go wrong with this dish.
It combines rotisserie chicken, veggies, lots of cheese, generous slices of pepperoni, and pizza sauce into one insanely sumptuous casserole that you can make in under an hour.
And when it comes out of the oven?
It’s so deliriously saucy, cheesy, and meaty that your mouth will be watering just thinking about it.
You’ll want to throw on some heels and go dancing when you get a load of this chicken pesto pasta bake.
It’s got chicken and spinach, the bold flavors of basil pesto, and whole wheat or lentil pasta.
Then you get the sweet, nutty squash and tangy tomatoes—because who doesn’t love the crisp taste of juicy fresh produce?
But remember to add on the cheese! I swear by mozzarella (and maybe even a little parmesan) as the perfect finishing touch.
This Chicken and Dumpling Casserole is a true delight.
It’s a rich, creamy dish that warms you up from the inside out.
The chicken is cooked to perfection and so tender it melts in your mouth.
And the top layer of fluffy dumplings is so soft and fluffy that they literally melt in your mouth too!
On top of that, you can mix up the ingredients in a snap.
All you have to do is just layer everything together and bake!
This is one of the chicken casserole recipes you’ve been waiting for.
It’s a Teriyaki Chicken Casserole where you’ll get the juiciness of the chicken and the crispiness of the veggies.
You might also find yourself digging in with both hands because the sticky sweet-and-tangy sauce is just so addictive.
This chicken almondine casserole will make your day.
This dish hits the spot with its rich, creamy base from the creamed soups combined with rice and chicken.
Plus, it’s packed with green beans for a hearty serving of veggies.
And, for that extra bit of crunch?
Crunchy slivered almonds.
This French Onion Chicken Casserole recipe is a whole lot of love on a plate.
It’s creamy and flavorful, and it’s so good that you’ll want to make it for every special occasion.
It’s simple yet rich and luxurious.
And when you serve this up, you can feel secure in the knowledge that it will be deeply comforting to everyone who eats it.
The secret behind this dish is its sweet caramelized onion taste, which adds depth and complexity to the sauce.
The cheese topping also makes it even more of a treat—melty, cheesy goodness that will make your palates sing!
You’ll flip for this curried chicken and broccoli casserole.
It’s creamy, tasty, and full of flavor.
The wonderful sauce is smooth and savory with just the right amount of spice to keep things interesting—not too spicy, not too bland.
And not only is it loaded with chicken, rice, and broccoli, but there’s also that crispy topping that adds a little crunchiness to every bite.
But its uniquely savory taste is definitely what makes this dish so special.
The name says it all—Cajun Chicken and Rice Bake is the perfect way to bring the Cajun flavors of the bayou to your kitchen.
This casserole combines juicy chicken thighs, rice, onion, spices, and perfectly sautéed mushrooms for a bold, spicy flavor with a subtle earthiness.
It’s an ideal side dish for any meal but can also stand alone as a light dinner or lunch.
It’ll be hard to believe this, but this recipe took a deconstructed satay, threw in some chicken, and made it into a casserole.
It’s like someone took a whole bunch of separate things and smushed them together until they became one big thing.
And guess what?
It was delicious!
It has chicken marinates in spices, herbs, and lime juice—just like you would if you were making normal satay skewers.
Then they were all layered together with rice and the most amazing peanut sauce ever.
The Thai-style peanut sauce is creamy and salty, salty, sweet, and slightly spicy—it’s so good that you can use it as an entire layer instead of just dipping your food in it.
The bottom line
I hope you enjoyed my roundup of 42 chicken casserole recipes.
I know it’s hard to find a meal that everyone will like, but the good news is that chicken casserole recipes are pretty much universally loved.
Whether you’re looking for a simple chicken dish or something a little more extravagant, this list has got you covered!
And I’m telling you.
Once you make your own chicken casserole, you’ll never go back to ordering takeout again.
Top 42 BEST Chicken Casseroles 🐔
Whether you're looking for a simple chicken dish or something a little more extravagant, this easy list of 42 recipe ideas has got you covered!
- Chicken & Rice Casserole
- Crack Chicken Casserole
- Dump & Bake Chicken Mushroom Casserole
- Chicken Pot Pie Casserole
- Swiss Cheese Chicken Stuffing Casserole
- Chicken Spaghetti Casserole
- Southern Cheesy Chicken & Rice Casserole
- Chicken Nacho Casserole
- Chicken Crescent Roll Casserole
- No-Peek Chicken & Rice Casserole
- Chicken Noodle Casserole
- Cornbread Chicken Casserole
- Chicken Hashbrown Casserole
- Baked Chicken Pasta With Spinach
- Chicken Tortilla Casserole
- Chicken Tater Tot Casserole
- Chicken Bacon Ranch Casserole
- Salsa Verde Chicken Casserole
- Chicken Zucchini Casserole
- Aloha Pineapple Chicken Rice Casserole
- Jalapeño Popper Chicken Casserole
- Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese Casserole
- Hot Chicken Salad Casserole
- Loaded Chicken & Potato Casserole
- Chicken Florentine Artichoke Pasta Bake
- Chicken Stuffed Shells
- Chicken Parmesan Casserole
- Cashew Chicken Casserole
- Lemon Chicken Rice Casserole
- Pesto Chicken Cauliflower Casserole
- Cheesy Barbecue Bacon Chicken Casserole
- Chicken & Broccoli Divan Casserole
- Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
- Pizza Chicken Casserole
- Chicken, Spinach Basil Pesto, Pasta Bake
- Chicken & Dumpling Casserole
- Teriyaki Chicken Casserole
- Chicken Almondine Casserole
- French Onion Chicken Casserole
- Chicken Curry Casserole
- Cajun Chicken & Rice Bake
- Chicken Satay With Thai Peanut Sauce & Rice Casserole
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