Here’s a delicious twist on the classic chicken salad that will be a hit at any gathering. This Crispy Chicken Salad Casserole combines the flavors of chicken, cheese, and crispy potato chips for a delightful dish.
- 3 cups cooked chicken, shredded or chopped
- 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated
- 1 cup potato chips, slightly crushed
- 1 1/4 cups mayonnaise
- 1 cup celery, finely chopped
- 1/4 cup bacon, cooked and crumbled
- 1 tablespoon dry ranch mix
- 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
- Preheat your oven to 350º F and lightly grease a square baking dish with butter or non-stick spray.
- In a large bowl, combine the cooked chicken, grated sharp cheddar cheese, finely chopped celery, and crumbled bacon.
- In a smaller bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, dry ranch mix, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, and season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Stir the mayonnaise mixture into the chicken mixture until everything is evenly coated.
- Transfer the mixture to the greased baking dish, spreading it out evenly.
- Top the casserole with the slightly crushed potato chips, ensuring an even layer.
- Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes, or until the mixture is hot and bubbly, and the cheese is melted.
- Remove the casserole from the oven and serve it hot.
Enjoy your Crispy Chicken Salad Casserole, a delightful twist on a classic favorite!