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Poppy Seed Chicken Casserole

A delicious chicken casserole the whole family will love!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Author Holly


  • 1 ½ pounds cooked shredded chicken breast
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup milk I use 2%
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 Tablespoon poppy seeds


  • 1/2 sleeve buttery round crackers (crushed)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter melted
  • chopped Parsley optional


  • Preheat oven to 375° F. Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish. Set aside.
  • Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds. Whisk in flour and stir constantly until combined and flour turns golden-brown; about 2 minutes.
  • Whisk in milk until combined then stir in chicken broth, sour cream, cream cheese, salt and pepper. Simmer 5 to 10 minutes or until cream cheese is melted all the way.
  • Add cooked chicken and poppy seeds to sauce mixture. Stir to combine then pour into prepared baking dish. Top with crushed crackers. Pour melted butter evenly over crackers.
  • Bake, uncovered, 15 minutes. Remove from oven and let stand 5 minutes before serving over cooked pasta. Garnish with chopped parsley. Enjoy!