Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.
The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy components—is the easy versatility and universal appeal that allows it to seamlessly blend into any family supper or neighborhood potluck. When it comes to your heavy-hitter chicken recipes, a skillet or small baking pan just doesn’t cover it. That’s when you know it’s a job for the 9x13 casserole dish. From the ever-comforting chicken pot pie to the crowd-pleasing chicken spaghetti, these 9x13 chicken recipes deserve to be in the spotlight, if only because we know you’ll be able to depend on them time after time. It’s hard to find recipes that are this quick to prepare, incredibly portable, make-ahead friendly, and satisfying for any occasion. So don’t look any further for easy chicken casserole recipes to make as soon as you can pull out your 9x13.
Recipe: Chicken-Spaghetti Casserole
You won't go wrong with this Mama-approved chicken casserole that showcases some staple ingredients—like chicken, butter, cheese, pasta, and a dash of hot sauce—for a creamy crowd-pleaser.
Creamy Chicken and Collard Green Enchiladas
It's hard to beat this filling of buttery sautéed collards, shredded chicken, and Monterey Jack cheese. Easily update your creamy enchilada bake—with a Southern twist—by packing it with some collards.
Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie
Recipe: Old-Fashioned Chicken Pot Pie
A golden, crispy crust makes this classic recipe a no-brainer for family dinner. It's packed full with vegetables (including hearty potatoes) and chicken to ensure a filling weeknight fix.
Classic Chicken Tetrazzini
Recipe: Classic Chicken Tetrazzini
Look no further than this classic Chicken Tetrazzini for pure comfort food gold. Test Kitchen Tip: This recipe freezes beautifully.
Recipe: Pasta-Chicken-Broccoli Bake
This 13x9 casserole is loaded down with cheese-filled tortellini, a crunchy pecan topping, and fresh broccoli. This easy weeknight staple covers every base for a hearty meal.
King Ranch Chicken
Recipe: King Ranch Chicken
This 13x9 casserole has become one of our most beloved recipes for weeknight dinners and potlucks alike. The Mexican dish is packed to the brim with smoked chicken, sharp Cheddar and Monterey Jack cheeses, green chiles, and plenty of spices.
Chicken Pot Pie with Bacon-and-Cheddar Biscuits
We already know that there's nothing more comforting than a steamy, creamy chicken pot pie. This delicious version tops your 13x9 with savory bacon-cheddar biscuits to really take it to the next level.
Crispy Chicken-and-Rice Casserole
Give your rice-and-chicken casserole a crunchy twist with this recipe filled with water chestnuts, almonds, and celery—then topped with crushed cornflake cereal.
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Recipe: Chicken Enchilada Casserole
When you're craving creamy stacks layered with corn tortillas, cheese, and chicken, this quick recipe is the way to go. This dish is seasoned to smoky, spicy perfection.
Chicken Noodle Casserole
Recipe: Chicken Noodle Casserole
Wide egg noodles along with the frozen trio of peas, carrots, and corn help make up this family-friendly chicken casserole.
Recipe: Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler
Our dreams came true when three of our favorite things—chicken and biscuits and cobbler—came together to create this comforting 13x9 dish.
Heavenly Chicken Lasagna
Recipe: Heavenly Chicken Lasagna
While we love a traditional lasagna, this chicken lasagna recipe enjoys a generous rotation on our dinner table. Four cheeses melt into the dish with rich Alfredo sauce, sautéed onions, sliced mushrooms, chopped spinach, and chicken.
Chicken-and-Wild Rice Casserole
Recipe: Chicken-and-Wild Rice Casserole
This almond-topped casserole lets you stray from your usual pasta bakes with a wild rice base filled with chicken, water chestnuts, sour cream, and cheese.
Chicken Alfredo Baked Ziti
Recipe: Chicken Alfredo Baked Ziti
Cure all of your baked ziti cravings with this alfredo-packed chicken version that lets you use rotisserie chicken if in a pinch! The sauce isn’t incredibly heavy, making it a great alterative to your heavier pasta bake.
Mandy’s Easy Cheesy Chicken Casserole
This cheesy dish is similar to the potluck classic known as poppyseed chicken casserole, or Ritz cracker chicken casserole. You’ll have this ready in just 40 minutes.
Chicken-and-Green Chile Enchiladas
Plenty of green chiles give this recipe its perfect zing. Traditional red enchilada sauce from the grocery store allows for a quick prep time!
Loaded Potato and Buffalo Chicken Casserole
Diced potatoes and chicken are coated in a tangy Buffalo sauce, before being covered with a delicious loaded blend of cheese, green onion, and bacon. Serve with extra hot sauce or ranch dressing!
Chicken Panang Casserole
Recipe: Chicken Panang Casserole
When a Thai craving strikes, this flavorful one-dish recipe has you covered. It’s full of aromatic Thai seasonings and packed with chicken, rice, and coconut milk.
Chicken Shepherd’s Pie
Recipe: Chicken Shepherd’s Pie
We love this take on traditional shepherd’s pie that uses chicken as a complement to the creamy potatoes and veggie-studded filling.
Parmesan Chicken and Rice Casserole
Parmesan cheese adds the perfect nutty, salty component to this creamy chicken casserole recipe.