How to Make a Cheesy Chicken Casserole

cheesy chicken casserole

Preparation

  • Prep: 40 mins
  • Cook: 80 mins
  • Total: 120 mins
  • Yield: 5 servings
  • Cooking Method: Baking
  • Recipe Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 340gramsRigatoni pasta
  • 900gramsMarinara Sauce
  • 10slicesLasagna Processed Cheese
  • 1cupParmesan Processed Cheese
  • 2boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4cupflour
  • 2teaspoonssalt
  • 1/4teaspoonpepper
  • 2eggs
  • 1 1/2cupItalian breadcrumbs
  • 3/4cupvegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoonsbutter
  • fresh parsley to garnish

This Cheesy Chicken Casserole is a fantastic meal for your holiday gatherings. It has a heavenly taste filled with cheese, earthy flavors, and a hearty texture. 
This is the best recipe for the best Chicken Parmesan Casserole. The ingredients are versatile, and the steps are easy, and it will be ready before you know it. 
This Cheesy Chicken Casserole will be an appetizing and appealing dish for everyone. You can make it for family dinner or special parties and enjoy its perfection. 

Instructions

Step 1

Boil the water in a pan, add one tablespoon of olive oil and one teaspoon of salt. Once boiling, add the pasta and cook one minute less than the package instructions. Cook the pasta al dante. Remove from the heat, drain, and rinse. Return to the pot, pour in the tomato sauce, 1/3 Kalleh Parmesan Processed Cheese, and 1 cup of Kalleh Lasagna Processed Cheese. Set aside.

Kalleh Lasagna-Processed-Cheese

Step 2

Use a paper towel, and pat the chicken breasts. Use a sharp knife to cut them into 1/2 inch thick strips.

Step 3

Choose three bowls. Put the flour, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in it. Fill the second bowl with two eggs, add one tablespoon of water, and beat them with a fork. Put 1/5 cup of breadcrumbs in the third bowl. Dredge the chicken strips in the flour, then in the whisked eggs. Lastly, smother them in the breadcrumbs mixture until entirely coated and covered. Use your hands to flatten the coated chicken strips.

Step 4

Add 1/4 of the oil and the butter to a pan, and heat it over medium-high heat. The butter will give the chicken meat a golden shade. Once heated, place the chicken into the oil carefully. Cook the strips in batches. Cook each side for about 3-4 minutes, until golden brown. Add more oil if necessary to help the chicken cook better. Line a plate with a paper towel, and place the cooked chicken strips on it to absorb the excess oil, and they will be crispier. Use a knife to slice the strips into bite-size pieces. Set aside.

Step 5

Preheat the oven to 375 F.

Step 6

Grease a baking dish with oil, then add in half of the pasta sauce mixture at the bottom of the dish, top with half of the chicken strips pieces, 1/3 of Kalleh Parmesan Processed Cheese, and 1/3 Kalleh Lasagna Processed Cheese (sliced). Add the remaining pasta mixture, top that with the other half of the chicken strips and reserved Lasagna Processed Cheese (sliced), and Parmesan Cheese.

 

Step 7

Put the dish in the preheated oven, and bake uncovered for about 25 minutes. If you like the top to be crispier and browner, increase the heat to 425 F and continue baking for 2-5 minutes. Remove from the heat, let it cool for five minutes. Then garnish with fresh parsley, and serve it on a flat plate sided with Garlic Bread or Green Salad.

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