Hash Brown Chicken Casserole Recipe

Hash Brown Chicken Casserole
This hash brown chicken casserole makes an easy and delicious dinner to serve any night of the week. This amazing casserole is loaded with shredded hash browns, chicken, peas, carrots, corn and a cream of chicken soup mixture. The casserole is topped with crushed corn flakes for a nice crunch. For the chicken, you can roast the chicken, use leftover cooked chicken or the meat from a cooked rotisserie chicken if you want to save time. I roasted boneless skinless chicken breasts and sliced them for this recipe. If you are looking for a tasty casserole dish to prepare, give this one a try. Enjoy.

Hash Brown Chicken Casserole
Hash Brown Chicken Casserole

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Hash Brown Chicken Casserole

Yield: 6 Servings

Ingredients:

  • 2lbs frozen shredded hash browns
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup frozen peas and carrots
  • ½ cup summer sweet corn 
  • 2 cups sour cream (or plain yogurt)
  • 1 can cream of chicken soup
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 cups cooked, shredded roasted chicken
  • 1 cup crushed corn flakes
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted)

Directions:

  1. If you are cooking the chicken—Season the chicken breasts on both sides with a little salt and pepper. Place onto a greased baking sheet. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 degrees F. For 30 minutes or until fully cooked (the internal temperature has reached 165 degrees F. Allow the chicken to cool and then shred it using two forks. If you are using a cook rotisserie chicken or leftover cooked chicken, skip this step.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Place the hash browns onto the bottom of a lightly greased 9x13 inch baking dish. In a large bowl combine cheddar cheese, salt, pepper, peas and carrots, corn, sour cream, cream of chicken soup, milk and cooked shredded chicken. Mix until well combined. Layer the mixture over the potatoes.
  3. In a small bowl mix together melted butter and crushed corn flakes. Sprinkle the corn flakes onto top of the casserole. Place into the oven and bake for 1 hour or until the top is golden brown. 

 

Adapted from Home & Plate

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13 Responses to “Hash Brown Chicken Casserole Recipe”

  1. pam — April 26, 2016 @ 7:29 am

    Do you cover this when baking?

    • Bobby replied: — April 26th, 2016 @ 8:34 pm

      Hi Pam,

      I did not cover it. I think it will turn out fine if you don’t.

  2. Melisa H. — April 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm

    What size is a serving? You state it makes 6 servings – but it literally fills up the 9×13 dish! lol
    That’s a HUGE portion :-)

    Mine is in the oven now and can hardly wait the 60 minutes to cook it!

  3. Sabrina — May 7, 2016 @ 5:15 pm

    If u cook the Chicken breast first…will it still take an hour to cook in the oven?

    • Bobby replied: — May 7th, 2016 @ 6:42 pm

      This recipe uses cooked shredded chicken. Raw chicken should not be used for this recipe. Yes, it will take one hour to cook. I hope this helps.

  4. Jennifer — June 6, 2016 @ 7:22 pm

    Do you thaw the hash browns first or use frozen?

    • Bobby replied: — June 9th, 2016 @ 7:49 pm

      Use frozen.

  5. Kelly — July 7, 2016 @ 6:22 am

    Can this be made ahead of time or can it be froze?

  6. Sue Dugan — July 12, 2016 @ 5:54 pm

    I so wanted to make this according to the recipe but I had no shredded hash browns or corn flakes. I used the hash brown patties and put them on the bottom and all the other ingredients over them and topped it with french fried onions. This was to die for!! Thank you for the recipe, definitely a keeper!!

  7. Amanda Jones — July 18, 2016 @ 4:53 pm

    So stoked to try this but after getting everything ready I realized I had no corn flakes or cheese. I substituted cheese with cheese soup and poured Seasoned bread crumbs on top with melted butter. I used grown broccoli florets. It smells and looks so amazing! I can’t wait till it cooks so we can dive in! Thank you so much for the great recipe

  8. Marilynn — September 28, 2016 @ 7:56 pm

    When do you add the chicken into the casserole?

  9. Martha Castro — October 7, 2016 @ 1:43 pm

    I have a picky grown son checked all the ingredients and decided he would like this. Years ago I had a chicken and hash brown casserole we loved but moving cross.country I lost it. This sounds absolutely fabulous it’s in the oven cooking now!!!

  10. Julie — January 14, 2017 @ 5:23 pm

    This is in the overn now! I can’t wait to taste it. I was just curious how 2 lbs of hash browns was to fit into a 9×13. I had to use another casserole dish because it wa over flowing. Anyone else?

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