Hot Chicken Salad

Hot Chicken Salad Recipe. A creamy and crunchy Potato Chip Chicken Casserole made with chicken, mayonnaise, cheese, and potato chips. 

Hot Chicken Salad

Also known as Chicken Potato Chip Casserole.  A creamy chicken casserole recipe with a crunchy potato chip topping. 

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Ingredients for Hot Chicken Salad (Scroll down for Recipe Card)

  • lemon juice
  • pepper
  • salt
  • slivered almonds
  • celery
  • rotisserie chicken
  • mayonnaise
  • sharp cheddar cheese
  • potato chips

How to Make Hot Chicken Salad

First, prep your ingredients. This includes:

  • Preheat your oven to 350 °F.
  • Spray a 13 by 9-inch baking dish with a nonstick cooking spray.
  • Cube your rotisserie chicken.
  • Dice the celery.
  • Crush the potato chips. 

Next, in a large mixing bowl combine the chicken, celery, almonds, salt, pepper, lemon juice, mayonnaise, and cheese. (All the ingredients except the potato chips.  Pour the chicken mixture into the prepared baking dish. Spread it out evenly with the back of a spoon.

Spread the crushed potato chips on top.

Bake for 20 minutes or until you noticed it bubbling on the sides. 

No need to cover while the chicken casserole bakes. 

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What to Serve with Hot Chicken Salad

We always serve our Ramen Broccoli Slaw with this recipe. 

  • Any type of cold salad
  • Green beans
  • Sweet corn

Leftover Hot Chicken Salad

Store leftover Hot Chicken Salad in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. The potato chip topping will lose its crunch. 

Heat back up in the microwave for 30-second intervals. 

Chicken Potato Chip Casserole

Recipe Variations for Potato Chip Chicken Casserole

  • If you want to add the whole rotisserie chicken just be sure an add extra proportions of the other ingredients. 
  • Add in about 1/4 Sour Cream for some extra creaminess. 
  • Use BBQ chips for the topping. 
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Hot Chicken Salad

Hot Chicken Salad made with a Rotisserie Chicken, Mayonnaise, and crunchy slivered almonds, celery, and potato chips.

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword casserole, Chicken Dinner, salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 396 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson

Ingredients

  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 cups cubed rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cup crushed plain potato chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Prepare a 13 by 9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray.

  2. In a large mixing bowl combine all the ingredients except for the potato chips.

  3. Pour the chicken mixture in the prepared baking dish. Spread the crushed potato chips on top.

  4. Bake for 20 minutes, or until bubbly

Nutrition Facts
Hot Chicken Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 396 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Fat 35g54%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Protein 10g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.