Craving a comforting and satisfying meal?
Look no further than this fantastic chicken lasagna recipe!
Layers of juicy chicken, creamy ricotta, and a simple tomato sauce come together in perfect harmony, creating a dish that’s both hearty and delightful.

Imagine a casserole dish filled with layers of golden lasagna sheets, nestled between a creamy, herb-infused chicken sauce and pockets of gooey mozzarella cheese.
As you cut into it, the aroma of baked cheese and savoury chicken fills the air.
Each bite is a delightful combination of textures – Al dente Pasta sheets, tender chicken, and that irresistible cheese pull.

Plated chicken lasagna with summer salad

Chicken Lasagne Recipe

Tired of the same old pasta night? Take it up a notch with this easy Chicken Lasagna recipe. Simple ingredients come together to create a restaurant-worthy dish that the whole family will love.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8 people
Calories 450 kcal


  • Large pot
  • Baking dish, approximately 33x23x5cm, (9x13x2 inches)
  • Mixing bowls
  • Spoon
  • Whisk
  • Spatula
  • Sharp knife


For the Chicken Sauce:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 500 g boneless skinless chicken thighs, diced
  • 400 g can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Bechamel Sauce (White Sauce):

  • 50 g butter
  • 50 g plain flour
  • 500 ml milk
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Lasagna Assembly:

  • 250 g lasagna sheets no pre-cooking required
  • 250 g shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 50 g grated parmesan cheese


Make the Chicken Sauce:

  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in garlic and cook for an additional minute.
  • Increase heat and add chicken pieces. Cook until golden brown on all sides.
  • Pour in crushed tomatoes, tomato paste, oregano, thyme, and chicken broth.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes, or until the sauce thickens slightly.

Make the Bechamel Sauce:

  • In a separate saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute.
  • Slowly whisk in milk, a little at a time, until a smooth sauce forms.
  • Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  • Season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper.

Assemble the Lasagna:

  • Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).
  • Spread a thin layer of chicken sauce on the bottom of your baking dish.
  • Top with a layer of lasagna sheets.
  • Alternate layers of chicken sauce, lasagna sheets, and bechamel sauce, ending with a layer of bechamel sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the cheese is golden brown and bubbly. Let cool slightly before serving.


Recipe Tips:
  1. For a richer flavour, use a combination of chicken breasts and thighs.
  2. Don't overcook the chicken. You want it to be tender and juicy.
  3. For a richer flavour, substitute half the milk in the béchamel sauce with heavy cream.
  4. If your bechamel sauce seems too thick, simply whisk in a little more milk until it reaches your desired consistency.
  5. Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Serving Suggestions:

  1. Pair your seafood lasagna with a side of grilled asparagus or a simple green salad.
  2. For a touch of elegance, serve with a crusty bread and a glass of white wine.
  3. Pair your chicken lasagna with a side of roasted vegetables
  4. Crusty breadsticks are perfect for soaking up the delicious sauce.


This Chicken Lasagna is a delicious and comforting dish that's sure to become a family favourite.
So ditch the takeout menu and whip up this homemade masterpiece for your next dinner night!
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Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.


Corina Matthews · 03/04/2024 at 12:14 pm

5 stars
Although there is quite a bit involved, the time and effort is well worth it.

Mama Cass · 03/04/2024 at 12:16 pm

4 stars
Sounds very nice, but too much for me to do.

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