Chicken Bacon  Potato Casserole



50 minutes

4 servings

What you need


– 2 tablespoons  butter plus 1 teaspoon for greasing casserole – 4 chicken thighs pounded – 1 teaspoon sea salt plus 1 tablespoon for cooking potatoes – 1 lb golden potatoes sliced into 1/4 - inches (about 3 1/2 cups) – 6 strips bacon sliced into pieces – 1 medium onion finely chopped – 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream – 1/4 teaspoon dry thyme – 3/4 teaspoon ground pepper or to taste – 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded – Greens for garnish like fresh thyme, chives or parley finely chopped

Step 1

Prep the chicken, preheat the oven and grease the baking dish and set it aside.

Step 2

Cook potatoes in a pot of boiling salted water and cook for 5 minutes before draining. Set aside and let them cool down for a bit.

Step 3

Heat a skillet and sauté bacon for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Add whipping cream, pepper, thyme, and salt into the skillet and bring to a gentle boil.

Step 5

Add half of the cheese and allow it to melt in the sauce while simmering on low heat.

Step 6

Assemble the casserole by layering chicken on the bottom and adding potatoes on top. Pour the cheese sauce over potato and sprinkle 1/2 cup of shredded cheese over top.

Step 7

Place casserole dish in the oven and bake until golden and bubbly and the potatoes and chicken are cooked through.

Casseroles are one of the best freezer-friendly meals for busy families! You can freeze leftovers, or an entire casserole if you’ve made it for easy access later on.

There is nothing better than a comforting casserole recipe and this chicken potato casserole brings all the coziness to your dinner table.



Happy Cooking!