4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

Chicken casserole with a Mexican twist. This casserole can be served as a main dish or an only dish. Leftovers are great. Very similar to Ro-tel(R) chicken. Tortillas can be substituted for Doritos(R) or corn tortillas, but flour tortillas seem to work best.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Bring a saucepan of salted water to a boil. Boil chicken breasts until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 10 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Remove chicken breasts to a cutting board to cool. Reserve and cool chicken broth.

  • Shred the cooled chicken breasts and put into a large bowl; add cheese cubes, diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, cream of chicken soup, and cream of mushroom soup and stir.

  • Individually dip about half the tortillas into the cooled liquid from poaching the chicken; arrange into the bottom of a large baking dish.

  • Spread the chicken mixture over the tortillas.

  • Individually dip the remaining tortillas into the water and arrange atop the chicken mixture. Sprinkle chili powder over the tortillas.

  • Bake in preheated oven until the top layer of tortillas begin to turn golden brown and crunchy, 30 to 45 minutes.

Partner Tip

Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

414 calories; 22.4 g total fat; 70 mg cholesterol; 1598 mg sodium. 29.5 g carbohydrates; 23.5 g protein; Full Nutrition


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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2017
I love this recipe and my family loves it too. It's so simple but so good! I have made it several times now and each time it quickly disappears. I would recommend spraying your pan so the tortillas don't stick when you're trying to serve the casserole. The second time I made it I added a can of black beans and a can of sliced black olives. Yum! This is a keeper! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2017
I love this recipe and my family loves it too. It's so simple but so good! I have made it several times now and each time it quickly disappears. I would recommend spraying your pan so the tortillas don't stick when you're trying to serve the casserole. The second time I made it I added a can of black beans and a can of sliced black olives. Yum! This is a keeper! Read More
(2)
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2017
I love this recipe and my family loves it too. It's so simple but so good! I have made it several times now and each time it quickly disappears. I would recommend spraying your pan so the tortillas don't stick when you're trying to serve the casserole. The second time I made it I added a can of black beans and a can of sliced black olives. Yum! This is a keeper! Read More
(2)
Rating: 5 stars
02/09/2014
Delicious! Served with Spanish rice! Read More