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Cream Cheese Ritz Cracker Casserole on a wooden spoon

Cream Cheese Ritz Cracker Casserole

Jennie Duncan
This Cream Cheese Ritz Cracker Casserole is the best recipe ever. It's so simple to make and my family's favorite recipe. 
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 455 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup instant rice (uncooked)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 medium chicken breast (skinless and boneless)
  • ½ cup onion (diced)
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 10.5 oz cream of chicken soup
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder  (or to taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder  (or to taste)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt  (or to taste)
  • teaspoon pepper  (or to taste)
  • 1 sleeve Ritz Crackers (crushed)
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Prepare a casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.
  • Cook rice according to package directions then set aside.
  • In a skillet heat 2 tablespoons unsalted butter on the stove top over medium / high heat.
  • Dice Chicken into bite size pieces and add to skillet to cook. Once the chicken is almost cooked add in diced onions.
  • Once chicken is cooked through and onions are tender add in cream cheese and cream of chicken soup. Cook until cream cheese is melted and creamy.
  • Season with garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper. Mix in prepared rice then place all of this in the prepared casserole dish.
  • Crush Ritz crackers and place them on the casserole.
  • Pour on melted butter evenly over crackers.
  • Place in the oven to bake for 20-30 minutes. Remove from the oven and serve warm.

Notes

Tip: I used a 2-quart casserole dish.

Nutrition

Calories: 455kcalCarbohydrates: 19gProtein: 21gFat: 33gSaturated Fat: 18gCholesterol: 134mgSodium: 660mgPotassium: 375mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 1087IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Cream Cheese Ritz Cracker Casserole
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