Recipe for Cracker Barrel Chicken Casserole


    Cracker Barrel Chicken Casserole

    1 cup yellow cornmeal
    1/3 cup all-purpose flour
    1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 tablespoon sugar
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    3/4 cup buttermilk
    1 egg
    1/2 cup melted butter

    Mix all except melted butter together in mixing bowl until smooth. Pour into greased 8-inch square baking pan and bake at 375 degrees F for 20 - 25 minutes until done. Remove from oven and let cool completely.

    When cool, crumble cornbread and place 3 cups of cornbread crumbs in mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup melted butter to crumbs and mix well, set aside

    Chicken Filling
    2 tablespoons butter
    1/4 cup chopped yellow onion
    1/2 cup celery, sliced thin
    1 3/4 cups chicken broth
    1 can cream of chicken soup
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    2 1/2 cups cooked chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces

    In saucepan on medium low heat, place butter and saute.