Creamy Chicken Baked Casserole

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This creamy chicken bake casserole recipe is a great recipe to make in order to get finicky eaters to try something that is both nutritious and tastes delicious. If you are looking for great chicken casserole recipes then you are in the right place. This is one of the great easy chicken breast recipes that calls for boneless skinless chicken breasts, but you can always use dark chicken meat for this recipe if your family prefers it. The recipe also makes great use of pre-packaged ingredients including different kinds of creamed soups, this makes this a dinner you can quickly put together and serve up in only a few minutes. Older kids can likely help out by mixing up the sauce that covers the chicken while it bakes. It is fun to include your kids in making dinner so that they can learn about how to make dinner as they grow older. But it is also a great way to bond with your family when you make recipes together and then eat them at the table together.

Chicken is also a great way to get your kids to take in hefty amounts of protein. The dark meat of the chicken has a stronger flavor, and contains more fat. F or young kids, at least, this is usually not a problem. Overall, of course, chicken is a lean meat that boasts lots of good nutrition for everyone. This is one of those simple chicken breast recipes uses just the chicken breast, without skin or bones. You could also use the leftover meat from a whole chicken, either skinless or with skin, and cut it up to cook the same way. The times for cooking this recipe may vary. If you keep the skin on, you might want to sear the skin before you pour the rest of the ingredients over the chicken for cooking it.

Searing is a simple and quick process that helps to seal in all of the juices of the chicken so it is tender and moist. Many chicken breast recipes call for searing chicken so if you don't know how here is how you do it. Simply heat a large pan with a generous coating of oil in it. Olive oil is not a good choice for this process because it tends to smoke, but vegetable oil or coconut oil will work well. Once the oil is smoking hot, simply add the pieces of chicken, skin side down. The chicken will let you know it’s done because, once it is, the chicken will lift easily from the pan. Be sure to sear both sides, if you prepare the chicken this way. Then, the chicken is ready to be added to a number of different easy chicken breast recipes or chicken casserole recipes and soak up all of the great flavour in the recipe.

This recipe is a fast and delicious meal to make when the day slips by quicker than you expected. We all have those days that slide by and we look at the clock one minute and then the next thing you know you look at the clock again and its already 5 o' clock and time to really think about what recipe to make for dinner. Serve it with mashed potatoes and some great greens or a salad to make a complete meal for you and your family tonight. Just head over to the website to get the list of ingredients and you will be all set. Many of them may already be in your cupboard which is even better so you won't have to run to the store at the busiest time of day right before dinner time. Enjoy this recipe when you try it and make sure you save it for future use. Thank you to Mary from the Sweet Little Bluebird food blog for this awesome recipe for Creamy Chicken Baked Casserole .*

Nutrition Facts for: Creamy Chicken Bake from Sweet Little Bluebird
Ingredients: Boneless skinless chicken breasts, cream of mushroom soup, cream of chicken soup, sour cream, mushrooms, water, onion powder, chives, paprika, salt, pepper.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings.* Per Serving:Calories 458, Calories from Fat 209, Total Fat 23.2g 36%, Saturated Fat 8.4g 42%, Cholesterol 167mg 56%, Sodium 806mg 34%, Potassium 592mg 17%, Carbohydrates 7.7g 3%, Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%, Sugars 1.4g, Protein 52.6g, Vitamin A 8%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 7%, Iron 21%

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