Hashbrown Chicken Casserole: A Comforting Delight for Every Occasion

Hashbrown Chicken Casserole is a hearty, comforting dish that brings together the goodness of tender chicken, crispy hashbrowns, and a medley of flavorful ingredients. Perfect for busy weeknights, family gatherings, or potluck parties, this casserole is a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone coming back for seconds. Follow this easy recipe to create a mouthwatering Hashbrown Chicken Casserole that will surely become a staple in your household.


  • 2 cups cooked and shredded chicken breast
  • 1 pound frozen hashbrowns, thawed
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 can (10.5 oz) condensed cream of chicken soup
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/2 cup diced bell peppers (any color)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional, for a spicy kick)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup cornflakes, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives (for garnish)


1. Preheat Your Oven: Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×13-inch baking dish with cooking spray or butter.

2. Prepare the Casserole Mixture: In a large mixing bowl, combine the shredded chicken, thawed hashbrowns, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, cream of chicken soup, diced onion, diced bell peppers, minced garlic, dried parsley flakes, salt, black pepper, paprika, and cayenne pepper (if using). Mix everything together until well combined.

3. Assemble the Casserole: Transfer the mixture into the prepared baking dish, spreading it out evenly.

4. Prepare the Topping: In a separate bowl, mix the melted butter with the crushed cornflakes until the cornflakes are well coated.

5. Add the Topping: Sprinkle the buttered cornflakes evenly over the top of the casserole mixture. This will add a delightful crunch to your casserole.

6. Bake to Perfection: Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 45-50 minutes or until the casserole is hot and bubbly, and the top is golden brown and crispy.

7. Garnish and Serve: Remove the casserole from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes. Garnish with freshly chopped chives for a burst of color and added freshness.

8. Enjoy Your Hashbrown Chicken Casserole: Serve your Hashbrown Chicken Casserole warm and enjoy the delicious blend of flavors and textures. This dish pairs wonderfully with a side salad or steamed vegetables.