Chicken Salad Casserole Baked Up
90 mins (prep 45, cooking 45)
14 ingredients
4-6 servings
For all those fans of my Chicken Pot Pie'll live this one too! The real name of the recipe is Hot Chicken Salad. I got this recipe from a book called The Complete Guide to Country Cooking. I have been asked about this recipe so often and about what's in it that we call it the " What's In It " casserole! This is a great potluck addition or light luncheon and can be assembled 24 hours in advance. I hope you enjoy this wonderfully light and comforting meal/side. I like to double my recipe (still using the 9x13 dish) and use it for a few days.

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  • 2 1/2 cups diced cooked chicken (if i don't have a rotisserie chicken on hand i will boil 2 breasts with salt and pepper)
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 (8 ounce) sliced water chestnuts, drained (optional)
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms (tastes so much better than canned!)
  • 3 tablespoons onions, finely diced
  • 1 1/2 a tsp. dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (10 3/4 ounce) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise (whether you use light or not use the real stuff not miraclewhip!)
  • 2 tubes ritz crackers, crumbled
  • 2 -3 tablespoons margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds (optional but good)


Serving Size (70.35 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 363.73 Calories from Fat 364.32
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40.48g 249.14%
Saturated Fat 6.03g 120.51%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 285.8mg 47.63%
Total Carbohydrate 1.45g 1.93%
Dietary Fiber 0.27 g 4.31%
Sugars 0.6 g %
Protein 0.22g 1.76%
Vitamin A 264.74IU% Vitamin C 0.9mg%
Calcium 8.69mg% Iron 0.17mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
diced cooked chicken, cooked rice, sliced water chestnuts, sliced celery, sliced fresh mushrooms, a, dried rosemary, condensed cream of chicken soup, slivered almonds