Poppy Seed Casserole in a baking dish garnished with parsley

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole is a tangy, filling meal that the whole family will love! Tender chicken, crispy crust and a sauce to die for. Perfect for busy weeknights.

Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 426kcal
Author Echo Blickenstaff



  • Crush the 2 sleeves of Ritz crackers (about 2 ½ cups).
  • Stir melted butter, 1 ½ cups crushed Ritz crackers and poppy seeds together in a bowl.
  • Fold in chicken, cream of chicken soup, and sour cream until well blended.
  • Pour mixture into a 9x13 inch pan.
  • In a separate bowl, mix remaining 1 cup of Ritz crackers and Parmesan cheese.
  • Spread Ritz cracker topping evenly over casserole.
  • Bake for 40 minutes at 350 degrees.


*You can also use pre-cooked, shredded or cubed chicken in this recipe. Reduce cook time to 20 minutes if the chicken is already cooked.


Calories: 426kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 626mg | Potassium: 716mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 753IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 1mg