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Loaded Chicken and Potatoes Casserole

This loaded chicken and potatoes casserole is so easy to make and tastes delicious! The best one dish meal ever!

Course Main
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 -8
Author adapted from singingthroughttherain.net

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless chicken breasts cubed (raw)
  • 6-8 medium red potatoes leave the skin on and cut in cubes or 4-5 large Idaho potatoes
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp paprika
  • 2 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp hot sauce give or take depending on the heat level that you like
  • 2 cup Mexican blend cheese
  • 1 lb. crumbled bacon
  • 1/2 cup diced green onion

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9X13″ baking dish with cooking spray or olive oil.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together the olive oil, salt, pepper, paprika, garlic powder, and hot sauce.
  4. Add the cubed potatoes and chicken and stir to coat.
  5. Place the potatoes and chicken into the prepared baking dish.
  6. Bake the potatoes and chicken for 50-60 minutes, stirring every 20 minutes, until cooked through. The potatoes will be crispy and browned on the outside. Do not cover.
  7. While the potatoes are cooking, fry your bacon until crispy.
  8. Once the potatoes and chicken are fully cooked, remove from the oven.
  9. Top the cooked potatoes with the the cheese, bacon, and green onion.
  10. Return the casserole to the oven and bake for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Do not cover.
  11. You can serve with sour cream or ranch dressing, if desired. This is a great way to bring the heat down and tastes delicious.