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Hot Chicken Salad with Fritos

Hot Chicken Salad is a retro casserole and a Southern favorite — plus it takes only a few minutes to prepare and get into the oven. With a creamy chicken filling and Frito topping, this comfort food classic turns your favorite chicken salad into a hot, dip-style casserole.

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Preheat oven to 400°. Coat a 7x11-inch baking dish with nonstick spray.

Combine chicken, 1½ cups Cheddar, celery, onions, bell peppers, and ½ cup almonds in a bowl.

Whisk together mayonnaise, garlic, and cayenne; stir into chicken mixture, season with salt and pepper, and transfer to prepared baking dish.

Top casserole with Fritos, ¼ cup almonds, and ¼ cup Cheddar.

Bake casserole until bubbling around the edges, about 20 minutes; let rest 5–10 minutes before serving.

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