Mashed Potato Casserole with Crispy Chicken

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This mouth-watering mashed potato casserole is topped with Corn, Cheddar Cheese,It’s easy to make ahead of time and bake later for a quick family dinner!

Ingredients

  • 5 medium Russet Potatoes, of equal size
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 cup half and half, warmed
  • Salt/pepper

For Casserole:

  • 5 cups mashed potatoes
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, freshly grated
  • Tyson Chicken Strips
  • .87 oz. packet Brown Gravy Mix

Instructions

Homemade Mashed Potatoes

  • Rinse the potatoes thoroughly and pat them dry. Leave the skins on.
  • Add the potatoes to a large pot of COLD and salted water, enough water to submerge them by 1 inch. Use 1 heaping teaspoon for each quart of water.
  • Bring the potatoes to a gentle boil and maintain this boil until they are fork tender.
  • Drain the potatoes. Hold them with a pot holder and peel off the skins. Return them to the pot.
  • Add the completely softened butter and mash them to desired consistency.
  • Warm the half and half in the microwave for 30 seconds and stir it into the mashed potatoes.
  • Season with additional salt/pepper if desired.

Preparing the Casserole

  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Take out your chicken strips and let them sit at room temp for about 5 minutes if you prefer to slice them first.
  • Spread the potatoes on the bottom of a 9 x 13 casserole dish.
  • Note: If your mashed potatoes are cold, warm them first.
  • Top with corn and cheese.
  • Carefully slice the chicken strips into pieces of desired size and top the casserole dish with them.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, until the chicken is crisp.
  • Prepare the gravy on the stove top according to package instructions while the casserole finishes baking.
  • Drizzle your desired amount of gravy over the casserole dish and serve!

Nutrition

Calories: 757kcal, Carbohydrates: 111g, Protein: 34g, Fat: 21g, Saturated Fat: 11g, Cholesterol: 104mg, Sodium: 2418mg, Potassium: 1774mg, Fiber: 7g, Sugar: 11g, Vitamin A: 345IU, Vitamin C: 55.6mg, Calcium: 222mg, Iron: 2.9mg

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