A few highly rated chicken casserole recipes are Betty Crocker's Grandma's Chicken Casserole and AllRecipes.com's Chicken Florentine Casserole. Grandma's Chicken Casserole uses a mixture of chicken, cream of chicken soup and bread crumbs. The Chicken Florentine Casserole combines spinach, mushrooms and chicken in a creamy, white sauce with mozzarella cheese.
To make Betty Crocker's Grandma's Chicken Casserole, put 3 cups cooked chopped chicken in the bottom of a 13-by-9-inch pan. Pour two cans of cream of chicken soup evenly over the chicken. Top the chicken and soup mixture with 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese. Mix together 3 cups panko bread crumbs and 6 tablespoons melted butter, then sprinkle over chicken. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
For AllRecipes.com's Chicken Florentine Casserole, bake four skinless, boneless chicken breast halves on a baking sheet for 20 to 30 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Melt 1/4 cup butter in a medium saucepan, then stir in 3 teaspoons minced garlic, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, a can of cream of mushroom soup and 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning, as well as 1/2 cup half-and-half and grated Parmesan. Place 2 cans drained spinach on the bottom of a 9-by-9-inch baking dish, then top with 4 ounces of sliced mushrooms.
Pour in half of the creamy sauce, add the chicken breasts, and then add the remaining sauce. Sprinkle with 2/3 cup bacon bits and 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese. Bake the casserole for 20 to 25 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.