Ham ‘n’ Swiss Chicken
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours
- 2 large eggs
- 2 cups whole milk, divided
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 1/2 cup chopped celery
- 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion
- 8 slices bread, cubed
- 12 slices deli ham, chopped
- 2 cups shredded Swiss cheese
- 2-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
- 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of chicken soup, undiluted
- In a large bowl, whisk eggs and 1-1/2 cups milk. Add butter, celery and onion; stir in bread cubes.
- Place half of the mixture in a greased 3-qt. slow cooker; top with half of the ham, cheese and chicken. Combine soup and remaining milk; pour half over chicken. Repeat layers.
- Cook, covered, on low 4-5 hours or until a thermometer inserted into bread mixture reads 160°.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 659 calories, 41g fat (21g saturated fat), 219mg cholesterol, 1258mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 43g protein.
Jul 6, 2020
If this was labeled quick meals youand#039;d have better reaction. I completely changed this recipe around and use it as quick meal on nights we have donand#039;t have a lot of time to cook dinner. I used the same amounts, just put together much much differently and cut the cooking time down to about 40 minutes from start to table. You can use a rotisserie chicken or any left over chopped chicken you may have. I swapped out diced bread slices for a box of herb flavored stuffing mix, if you choose to use bread, I suggest toasting in in your oven prior. I also use small diced ham cubes and not deli meat. Cut out the milk
Mar 20, 2017
I teach a crockpot cooking class for kids and used this recipe because I thought it sounded a little different. We made 8 crock pots of this recipe. We all followed the recipe but each student brought different types of breads, differently cooked meats (some pre-cooked, some seasoned, etc. Some used ham chunks, some lunch meat), different brands of soup. All of them were unequivocally disastrous. MUSH! All of them were MUSH! The taste of the meat was good, but no one could eat the soggy bread. Not even the adults. This one will NOT be going on the list for the next class!I do not see any way that this recipe will turn out. I just don't. You're soaking bread in egg milk. How can it not be soggy?
Jun 24, 2014
As a lot of people have noted, this casserole is pretty soggy. I baked it in the oven for about an hour at 350. It's pretty greasy- I would cut down on the butter and the milk if I make it again. I'd also use cubed ham next time. I'm not sure why you'd want rolled up lunch meat. It was awkward trying to serve it with the ham rolled up everywhere. The flavor was pretty good...it just needs less liquid and less butter.
Mar 24, 2013
This was really good, thought it would be thicker though and next time I will definitely use cubed ham instead of rolled lunch meat.
Jan 5, 2013
I love this recipe, the only change I would make is to cut the ham into chunks or strips. I use leftover ham chunks. Yummy!
Jun 26, 2012
My family loved it. I used only 1 cup of milk and only 4 slices of bread. It was a big hit!!
Feb 25, 2012
I was looking so forward to this recipe, and thought this is going to taste great...Was I ever wrong. This was disgusting, my family all was very disappointed and this is the worst meal i have ever made. I would say more but leilaroche down below stated it perfectly! enough said
Jun 28, 2011
I know this is a crock pot recipe but what if you made this in the oven instead of in a crock pot? It sounds really good but I would hate to go through all the work of making it just to find out that it is awful.
Jun 22, 2011
Found this recipe very disappointing. TOO MUSHY! will try using dressing and less milk next time. The ONLY reason I will even consider making it again is because my husband liked it and he doesn't ask for much, but he did ask that it go on the remake list. I love Chicken Cordon Bleu, so I was excited when I came across this recipe... what a let down :(
Mar 22, 2011
I would make this recipe again, but I would use stuffing instead of bread. I do think that for a slow cooker recipe, this one does have a lot of steps. It is very rich & greasy, but that's okay if you're only making it once every 3 months or so.