Chicken Stuffed French Bread

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Chicken Stuffed French Bread is a creamy chicken mixture filled with ranch dressing, loads of cheese, and green onion. With that warm and creamy inside, and light and crispy outside, each bite will be pure bliss!

Chicken stuffed french bread is packed full of flavor with chicken, ranch dressing, loads of cheese and green onion.

If you love thick, crusty bread and warm deli sandwiches then you’re going to love this Chicken Stuffed French Bread! All you need is 5 simple ingredients and 25 minutes of your day to get these heavenly sandwiches made and ready to devour!

Simply slice the bread in half, mix together the shredded chicken, cheese, green onions and ranch dressing, then spread the mixture onto one half of the bread.

All that’s left to do is pop it into the oven for 10 to 15 minutes to warm up the bread and melt the cheese, and you’re done!

So little effort for a recipe with such satisfaction!

The only thing to keep in mind is that this recipe does require pre-cooked chicken.

Any leftover chicken you may have on hand comes in handy or you could use a rotisserie chicken that’s ready to be shredded and made into this lovely sandwich.

Chicken stuffed french bread is packed full of flavor with chicken, ranch dressing, loads of cheese and green onion.


Only 5 simple ingredients are needed to create these warm and decadent stuffed French bread sandwiches!

  • French Bread: For ease, simply pick up a loaf at your local grocery store or bakery. You could also make some homemade French bread if you have the time.
  • Chicken: cooked and shredded chicken breasts.
  • Colby-Jack cheese: to make the chicken mixture extra creamy and savory.
  • Green onion: for added flavor and color.
  • Ranch dressing: what binds the mixture together and gives it that ranch flavor.


These sandwiches taste best when eaten soon after making them, but if you would like to save them for leftovers you can wrap the sandwich up in plastic wrap or tin foil and place in the fridge for up to 2 days. Just note that the longer they sit in the fridge, the soggier the bread will get from absorbing the ranch in the meat mixture.


If you’re not a fan of ranch, or just don’t like the flavor it gives, here’s some other great options to try out:

  • Greek yogurt: will add a little bit of a tangy flavoring to the mixture, but is still thick and creamy.
  • Cottage cheese: goes well with chicken and cheese and will add in some extra saltiness. Keep in mind the presence of curds, so if you don’t like the texture, this may not be the best option.
  • Sour cream: probably the best alternative. Nice and creamy and will pair perfectly with the other ingredients.
  • Your favorite dressing: not a ranch fan? Try using thousand island or any creamy dressing!
Chicken stuffed french bread is packed full of flavor with chicken, ranch dressing, loads of cheese and green onion.

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Chicken stuffed french bread is packed full of flavor with chicken, ranch dressing, loads of cheese and green onion.
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Chicken Stuffed French Bread

French bread stuffed with a flavorful chicken mixture then baked to perfection!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Author Holly


  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 1 pound cooked/ shredded chicken breast (a rotisserie chicken works great for this recipe)
  • 1 ½ cups Colby-Jack cheese shredded
  • 2 green onions sliced thin
  • 1 to 2 cups ranch dressing


  • Preheat oven to 375° F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment or wax paper.
  • Slice the French bread in half lengthwise. Place both halves cut side up on prepared baking sheet.
  • In a large bowl, mix together shredded chicken, cheese, green onions and enough ranch dressing to make mixture wet.
  • Spread chicken mixture evenly over one half of bread. Top with other half.
  • Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes before slicing and serving. Enjoy!


*Plan ahead! This recipe calls for pre-cooked chicken.
Serves: 4 to 6 



Chicken stuffed french bread is packed full of flavor with chicken, ranch dressing, loads of cheese and green onion.
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28 thoughts on “Chicken Stuffed French Bread

    1. If you’re not a fan of ranch dressing you could sub the ranch dressing for Greek yogurt and mix in a packet flavoring of your choice or your own seasoning mix. I did that and it still turned out great!!

  1. This was great! I made a few modifications to the recipe because my family is onion free. I eliminated the green onIons, reduced the ranch and added about half a can of cream of mushroom soup. I was in a pinch for time so I used rotisserie chicken. Everyone loved it. I’ll definitely make this again. Thanks for the idea.

  2. we are going to make this tonight, we don’t have ranch available, but we have leftover homemade Alfredo sauce 🙂 and we are having homemade potato wedges with it (i know, super not healthy!)

  3. Do you have suggested crockpot recipe for a bland shredded chicken recipe that could be used for these sandwiches?

    Or what about throwing all the ingredients ( uncooked chicken breasts) in the slow cooker. Would the ranch be enough liquid?

    1. I would just cook some chicken in the crock pot with salt and pepper and a little chicken broth. Cook on low about 4 to 5 hours. 🙂 Hope this helps!

  4. Try adding Curry powder. Use half mayo & half plain yogurt. This is the best chicken salad I’ve found.

  5. Directions state to spread on one half and top with other bread then bake. Do you bake as one sandwich or as two halves open face style?

  6. Mmm mmm! This looks so yummy and fresh! I am working on a round up for my blog and would love to feature this with a link back and photo, I just know my readers would LOVE it! Can’t wait to give it a try and throw it into my picnic basket!

    1. The recipe card states to use 1 pound cooked shredded chicken. So you can use a cooked rotisserie chicken, or bake your own chicken then shred it before using it in the recipe. 🙂

  7. Hi, I seen your recipe on Pinterest and I’m going to make it tonight for dinner but my question to you is when you say cook the chicken breast are you talking about boiling the chicken breast or frying or baking it?

  8. 5 stars
    I saw this recipe linked on your recipe for the cheesy beef stuffed french bread so I decided to do half of each with my loaf. Super yummy! DefinitelY making this again. It Is a great way to use RotIsserie chicken!

  9. 5 stars
    I shouldn’t rate this because I really didn’t follow the recipe, but it was so good I couldn’t not say something. I didn’t measure at all just tossed in what looked good. Subbed extra sharp cheddar and buffalo jack cheese for the cheese portion. Used quite a few green onions and plenty of rotisserie chicken. Also added some cooked bacon I had on hand and Hot sauce to give it a buffalo ranch vibe. I cut a thin top off the bread and then hollowed out the bottom to stuff. This is so versatile and a great way to use leftover chicken and pantry ingredients this will definitely make the dinner rotation.

  10. Make your recipe all the time. I leave it opened faced, bake then broil to brown the top. Everyone loves it. Sometimes I even make it on flatbread! Thank you for the excellent recipe.

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