Cheesy Ranch Chicken Hash Brown Casserole

Cheesy Ranch Hash Brown Casserole! SUPER Easy and a family favorite!

This Cheesy Ranch Hash Brown Casserole is comfort food at its best!

Dinnertime is a busy event in my house…most of the time it happens, other times 6:00 rolls around and we look at each other and basically shrug our shoulders. When I find a chicken recipe that’s a little different, that the kids enjoy AND I can make it ahead of time everyone’s a winner. Plus casseroles are my favorite. So obviously, Hash Brown Casserole is a favorite in my house.

This Hash Brown Casserole Recipe is a Quick and Easy Dinner Idea!

Comfort Food at it's best! Cheesy Ranch Hash Brown Casserole!!

Cheesy Ranch Chicken Hash Brown Casserole combines two of my favorite easy recipes, Crack Chicken and Hash Browns! I love this easy and fun spin on a classic casserole dish.

Making Hash Brown Casserole is easy!

How to Make Hash Brown Casserole

  • Making this Cheesy Ranch Chicken Hash Brown Casserole is way simple, basically just mixing everything in one bowl, which is perfect for busy weeknights!
  • You can certainly cook your own chicken, or use a Rotisserie Chicken. Or if you have chicken leftover, this is a great way to use it up!
  • Spread the mixture in a 9×13 baking dish and top it with crushed butter crackers, or crushed croutons! Croutons are a little crunchier, so it’s up to you!
  • And Just bake it until it’s nice and bubbly and the top is lightly browned…about 30 minutes and dig in!

Cheesy Ranch Hash Brown Casserole!

This Hash Brown Casserole is guaranteed to be a hit in your house!

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Cheesy Ranch Chicken Hash Brown Casserole

  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: serves 8 1x
  • Category: Chicken
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: Dinner

Description:

An Easy Chicken Recipe


Ingredients:

  • 1 (10 3/4 oz) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 (8 oz) block cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 (1 oz) pkg Ranch seasoning
  • 1 (15 oz) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 2 cups grated cheddar, divided
  • 3 cups (cooked) shredded or cubed chicken
  • 1 (28-32oz) pkg diced potatoes (like hash browns), thawed
  • 11/2 cup crushed seasoned croutons or butter crackers (I used Garlic Croutons), depending on how much crunch you want!

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°
  2. In a large bowl combine soup, sour cream, milk, cream cheese, thyme, pepper and Ranch seasoning. Stir until smooth. Mix in corn and 1 cup grated cheese.
  3. Next mix in diced potatoes and chicken.
  4. Spread entire mixture into an ungreased 9×13 pan.
  5. Sprinkle remaining cup of cheese on top and finally the crushed croutons or crackers.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes until mixture is hot and bubbly.

Keywords:: chicken recipe, hash brown casserole, ranch, cheese

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Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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Kayla
Kayla

This casserole was amazing! My husband loved it and said it is definitely a keeper!

Sam
Sam

I love both hash browns & casseroles. The problem is raw hash browns don’t lend much flavor, so I cooked them in a skillet first & folded in both cups of cheese at the end. Throw in some bacon crumbles & you have a winner!

KathLuvs2Cook
KathLuvs2Cook

Great base recipe. I see why the great reviews. I sautéed chopped onions, green onions, banana and ancho peppers, garlic sprouts and added to hash browns in a skillet cooking with butter till browned. No sour cream. Added the cheese andspread evenly into casserole dish, topped with remaining cheese and panko crumbs. Sprinkled grated Parmesan, paprika and parsley over the top. Sprinkled fresh chives over the top before serving. My guy is having his 4th serving. Thank you for the awesome idea.

L.B.
L.B.

I will try this one, but I am definitley adding crumbled bacon to mine =)

Tanya
Tanya

Any way this could be made in the crock pot??

Annie

I had the same question..

Willie Thompson
Willie Thompson

I’ll will be using this recipe for sure .

DadHome4Summer
DadHome4Summer

Thanks. This was good. The sauce was a bit too thick and I let it cook for over an hour and the potatoes still seemed raw. I would suggest halving the sauce and then pre-cooking the potatoes. The flavor is awesome. Not trying to ruin the post, as we would have it again with these modifications. Thanks for the idea.

Holly
Holly

Do you have to cook the chicken first?

Mo K

Found your blog as I was Googling chicken and hashbrowns! Wow– this is a great recipe, and very versatile as others have noted. I made it tonight for hubby and me. I only had a little sour cream so combined it with fat free Greek yogurt to make the 1 cup. Sauteed some chopped broccoli, bell pepper, onion, and minced garlic and added to the mix. I also cooked the hash browns in a skillet beforehand to brown them up a bit. I forgot to add a little hot sauce or cayenne as I think that would really add to… Read more »

Mari
Mari

This looks delicious! I would like to try it (specially since I loooove not having to wash a ton of dishes), but I’m not really familiar with what “Cream of chicken soup” is. Is it another way to call consommé? Or is this something you buy?
Than you!

Petra Fiel
Petra Fiel

You can buy cream of chicken soup in most food stores.

TaraLee
TaraLee

This has become a favorite in our house. I’ve made it with cream of mushroom and ground beef, rotisserie chicken tossed in homemade BBQ sauce, tuna, and with ground beef, black beans and taco seasoning. Each version has been a big hit with my family. This recipe is so versatile, the options are endless. Thank you for posting!

Charlotte
Charlotte

Made it and I would probably suggest for hashbrowns to be cooked with butter first. They thawed out but casserole just lacked my best guess is I should have cooked the potatoes first.

Jess
Jess

Looks delicious. I want to do some freezer meals, I bet this would work! Thanks for the recipe!

J.
J.

Made this today we loved it but I added one thing baked some really lean bacon and crumbled just a little on top instead of the crackers once I had baked it & the cheese had melted. Then I started thinking next time going to try with taco seasoning instead of ranch for my husband & could be made with chicken or lean ground beef. Saute an onion and green pepper to add to the hash browns then once baked top with pico de gallo, sour cream or greek yogurt & scallions. And maybe use pepper jack cheese which he… Read more »

Ian "Mr Coffee" George
Ian "Mr Coffee" George

Another Great recipe that was fantastic to say the least, I didn’t have any ranch seasoning, but used some ranch dressing and a google search for seasoning alternatives here in Australia. Another meal i highly recommend to try.

Kelly J
Kelly J

I made this for our poker party – I used tater tots instead of hash browns, it was very good. Everyone liked it!

Anita Rothgarber
Anita Rothgarber

I made with the last of my turkey leftovers – I used the shredded hash browns, but the whole thing needs to bake at least 1 hour – need to get the cheese all melted and the whole pan bubbly. It was very good. Oh, I added chopped salsa pepper and my husband recommended a little more, any hot pepper you have on hand to add a little flavor.

Krista
Krista

Any suggestions for alternatives to corn? The dish sounds awesome, but I’m not a huge corn fan, and am also trying to seek a lower calorie option. I know that seems ridiculous given the other ingredients.

Thanks

Jocelyn @BruCrew Life

Comfort food for sure!!! This looks amazing!

Amanda

Totally craving this now! Looks so delicious! 🙂

Michelle @ Modern Acupuncture

Holy crap! Be still, my beating heart. This casserole is a dream come true. That cheesy creaminess…!

Amanda

This is fantastic! So yummy!!!

Ashley@blondegirlcravings

oh em gee this looks good. My kids are going to gobble this up. Too soon after thanksgiving for a turkey pun?? Pinned!!

Leela
Leela

I’m going to make this for sure.. I could use a bowl of it right now.

Janet
Janet

Sounds yummy! Do you drain the corn first before adding?

Shelly Hi! I’m Shelly and I’m an addict. Of the buttercream sort. I started this site a few years ago as a way to justify my sugary, buttery obsession with desserts. It has worked out well for me so far, because as it turns out you guys all love sugary, buttery desserts too! It feels good to know you're not alone, doesn’t it?

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