If you like creamy chicken dishes, you're in the right place. These cream of chicken recipes are sure to deliver maximum richness and flavor you love and crave.
Some of my favorites include my mouth-watering texas chicken spaguetti and my creamy chicken enchiladas recipe, which gets its creaminess from cream of chicken soup and chicken broccoli casserole, which combines sour cream and cream cheese.
Easy-to-whip-up chicken caprese pasta bake is also a serious winner.
Commonly Asked Questions
What is cream of chicken made of?
Cream of chicken soup is made out of simple ingredients that you may most likely have on hand like butter, flour, chicken stock, half-and-half, salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and cooked chicken.
Is there a difference between cream of chicken and cream of chicken soup?
There is no distinction between condensed cream of chicken soup and cream of chicken soup. If the label does not say "condensed," it is presumed to be condensed.
Does cream of chicken contain milk?
YES! Cream and butter (dairy) and wheat flour (gluten) are the simplest components of regular canned condensed cream of chicken soup.
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This list is full of delicious recipes that you'll want to make again and again. So if you're looking for more chicken recipes to incorporate into your dinner rotation, you can't go wrong with any of these family favorites!
Before we start, check out my collection of best chicken cutlet recipes and sunday dinner soul food recipes.
1. Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup
Enjoy all the cozy flavors of this unbelievably creamy homemade cream of chicken soup.
It combines chicken broth which gives the soup a rich and flavorful base, while the addition of milk makes the soup creamy and thick.
The shredded chicken adds protein and substance to the soup, making it a complete and satisfying meal.
2. Hashbrown Casserole
This is one of those casserole recipes you should have in your back pocket for busy morning weeknights. It takes just 40 minutes to prepare and is insanely delicious too.
This hashbrown casserole recipe pairs well with a simple tomato and mozzarella salad and cheesy knots , but it would just be as delicious served with a cup of coffee or fresh juice.
3. Chicken Broccoli Casserole
With only a few everyday ingredients, you can get this chicken broccoli casserole on the table in an hour or less.
And that's not even the best part; it's packed with bold flavors from the umami-rich mushroom sauce, making this supremely creamy dish truly addictive.
It's sure to please everyone in the family - even your picky eaters.
4. Chicken Pasta Alfredo
Pasta is so good in cream of chicken recipes. This skillet recipe is loaded with chicken breasts, peas, heavy cream, parmesan cheese and pasta - each bite is ultra-creamy, cheesy, comforting and delicious.
In just 30 minutes, you can have dinner on the table -a great option for a last-minute weeknight meal.
5. Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole
This chicken casserole recipe has the great flavors of classic pasta bake and comes together in less than an hour. Enjoy it with a side of steamed vegetables for a simple yet tasty dinner.
The best part, besides its simplicity and fantastic flavor? You can jazz it up with whatever you have on hand.
It also freezes and reheats well, so you can enjoy leftovers later if they'll be any.
6. Chicken Casserole with Ritz Crackers
This creamy casserole brings satisfaction with every bite; it's filling and downright delicious yet incredibly easy to make.
The buttery, crunchy topping is covered with chicken breasts, broccoli, rice and creamy mushroom gravy. Your picky eater will be asking for seconds.
You can sub mushroom soup for canned cream of chicken condensed soup if that's what you prefer or have on hand.
7. Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas
If you're craving Mexican food but don't want to get takeout, you should try this deliciously creamy chicken enchiladas recipe.
The sour cream sauce is the star of the show. Green chiles, reduced-sodium chicken broth and garlic powder help balance out the richness of cheese and sour cream while adding a heavenly depth of flavor.
Feel free to spice it up as much as you'd like - onion powder smoked paprika are fantastic additions.
Serve with a generous dollop of guacamole or your favorite salsa on the side to take it over the top.
8. Creamy Chicken Soup with Artichokes and Mushrooms
This creamy chicken soup is fantastic for those cold days when you're craving something healthy and soul-warming.
Earthy flavors of mushrooms and artichokes are the stars of this rich homemade soup. Along with chicken breast, cream, stock and spices, this is bound to become a cold-weather staple in your home.
Plus, it's quick, easy to make and doesn't require a ton of cleanup since it cooks in just one pot!
For a dairy-free, healthier version, substitute half and half for coconut milk.
9. Chicken Noodle Casserole
Tender chicken breasts get a flavor boost from cream of chicken soup, cream of mushroom soup, melted butter and Italian seasoning in this chicken noodle soup-inspired dinner.
Best of all, this delicious and comforting dish comes together in a jiffy, thanks to some help from the rotisserie chicken (or leftover chicken).
10. Air Fryer Southwest Chicken Burritos
You'll never get takeout again after whipping up these crave-worthy chicken burritos with a Southwestern twist.
It's ready in 20 minutes and loaded with good-for-you ingredients that will fill you up. This makes it the ideal meal when you've had a long and busy day.
You can customize it with whatever you have in your pantry or fridge -I promise it'll still taste amazing.
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
11. Crack Chicken Tender Roll-Ups
Transform those frozen chicken fingers that have been lying in your freezer for a while now into these yummy chicken roll-ups in about 40 minutes. Both kids and adults will approve.
The secret to this simple recipe is simply a bottle of ranch dressing and a can of cream of chicken soup. They add a nice flavor and creamy richness to this family favorite dinner.
This chicken tender bake is delicious served with steamed, roasted veggies or a bowl of hot soup.
12. One Skillet Chicken with Green Beans and Mushrooms
All you need for this one-dish meal is a handful of common ingredients your stovetop, trusty skillet and 30 minutes.
Chicken thighs, mushrooms and French beans stay nicely tucked under a blanket of marvelously creamy sauce.
It's simply delicious and will convert even the most staunch mushroom haters. This is a great recipe you want to eat for dinner tonight.
13. Bacon Wrapped Chicken with Jalapeno Cream Sauce
Boneless chicken breast wrapped in bacon, then smothered in a rich and creamy sauce with a slight jalapeños kick, these bacon-wrapped chicken pieces are intensely flavored.
The cooking time for this easy recipe is just 15 minutes, so it's a great option when you're pressed for time but still want something scrumptious.
Serve with garlic bread or crunchy breadsticks to mop up the creamy goodness.
This recipe calls for boneless chicken breast, but chicken thighs work well too.
14. White Chicken Chili with Cream Cheese
If you're a big fan of creamy comfort food, this white chicken chili recipe is a MUST make. It's loaded with chicken, beans, cream, seasoning and is intensely flavorful!
You'll be making this white chili recipe on repeat all year long. And you can easily make it on a stovetop or in a crockpot.
You can add cream of chicken soup for extra creamy deliciousness, but make sure you cut back on the chicken broth. Feel free to go wild with the toppings.
15. Neiman Marcus Chicken Salad
There are lots of incredible flavors layered throughout this copycat version of Neiman Marcus chicken salad.
It's loaded with everything good- chicken breast, grapes, celery, almonds, dried parsley, mayonnaise and whipped cream. It's sure to impress everyone at your table.
Croissant is a great co-star for this simple yet tasty salad. You can also serve it as a filling for a sandwich.
16. Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Nachos
This slow-cooked chicken nachos recipe is incredibly tasty and couldn't be easier to make- just toss everything in a crockpot and let it cook.
Black beans, chicken breasts, diced tomatoes with jalapenos and a touch of cream of chicken soup make a hearty, creamy and slightly spicy dish your whole family is going to love.
Garnish with a squeeze of lemon juice, sour cream and avocado to bring all the flavors together.
17. Chicken Bake with Creamed Spinach, Bacon, Sun-Dried Tomatoes
This recipe boasts tons of flavor thanks to the zesty Italian chicken, creamed spinach, crispy bacon and spicy pepper Jack cheese.
The sun-dried tomatoes also add a sweet, tangy layer to this creamy chicken bake that everyone will love. I guarantee this will soon become your favorite dish.
18. Crack Chicken and Rice Casserole
Feed a crowd with this simple yet satisfying chicken rice bake.
And the beauty of this recipe is that it comes together quickly with just a few basic ingredients you most likely have in your kitchen, like carrots, bell pepper, rice, cheddar cheese and cream of chicken soup.
This cream of chicken soup recipe works equally well with brown rice, wild rice or quinoa.
19. Chicken & Stuffing Bake
This budget-friendly creamy chicken bake is quick and effortless to whip up, thanks to the stovetop chicken stuffing mix.
Chicken breasts, cream of chicken soup, milk, chicken broth and stuffing mix bake together for an easy midweek meal that pleases everyone.
This is one of those cream of chicken recipes you should keep in your weekly rotation.
20. Cheesy Baked Cream of Mushroom Chicken
Making a cream of chicken soup recipe has never been easier. Brown chicken cutlets in a skillet over medium-high heat for a crispy crust and transfer into a baking dish.
Add sautéed mushrooms, spoon the creamy mixture of condensed cream of mushroom soup, and sour cream over the chicken-mushrooms mixture, sprinkle cheese on top, then bake to melty perfection.
Easy, peasy, right? Serve alongside mashed potatoes, salad or white rice.
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Try one of my comfort recipes for your next family meal! And if you have any questions, I'm here to help!
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