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Tex-Mex Chicken Casserole

Rated as 4.31 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a version of the famous King Ranch Chicken casserole. Careful, it packs a bit of heat!"
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Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 480
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Lightly grease a 9x13-inch baking dish. Spread corn chip crumbs over the bottom of the baking dish and press crumbs into place.
  3. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat; cook and stir onion in melted butter until tender, 6 to 7 minutes.
  4. Stir diced tomatoes, cream of chicken soup. cream of mushroom soup, green chiles, milk, sour cream, chili powder, and cumin in a large bowl. Add chicken and cooked onion; stir to combine. Pour mixture over corn chips and top with Cheddar cheese.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until bubbly and cheese is melted, 55 to 60 minutes. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Feel free to use Cool Ranch Doritos® and use Ro*Tel® tomatoes in place of the canned tomatoes and green chiles.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 480 calories; 29.5 31.1 24.2 71 1209 Full nutrition

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Very good! Could also be a dip! Definitely would make again! I used 4 cheese Mexican....really turned out wonderful...thanks for the recipe, Sarah! I also used fresh chiles, but use what you hav...

Most helpful critical review

More like the consistency of a dip... not a casserole that kind of holds its shape. Very soupy.

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Very good! Could also be a dip! Definitely would make again! I used 4 cheese Mexican....really turned out wonderful...thanks for the recipe, Sarah! I also used fresh chiles, but use what you hav...

I try to be true to recipes, but I'm often at the mercy of what I have on hand. I used fresh corn tortillas, which I quartered and layered the dish in three layers so mine came out more like a c...

I thought this recipe was a good baseline recipe. I did however make some modification based on what I had on hand. I used plain tortilla chips in place of the Doritos, added chopped sweet bell ...

Made a few tweaks used both cheese & cool ranch chips, Mexican cheese, no chili’s~ just those in Rotel. Added organic tomatoes as garnish on top.

This recipe is delicious. I did not change anything and we really enjoyed it. My husband is not a big Mexican food lover and he loved it, which is saying a lot. I did cut the recipe in half a...

More like the consistency of a dip... not a casserole that kind of holds its shape. Very soupy.

Loved the filling and the yummy cheese on top. Could have used a bit less Doritos on the bottom, but loved how they stayed crunchy. We will make it again. :)

Easy and excellent! I used a can of Rotel (already combined diced tomatoes & green chiles) instead of adding separately. Otherwise, followed recipe as is. A keeper. My (finicky) daughter ev...

made it 2 times. both times no leftovers...that good!!