Jalapeños Chicken casserole

Tiphane Fleming

By
@cooker93

Someone gave me this recipe 13 years ago when I first got married. It's a very versatile recipe, you can change it up with different chips, make it spicier or less spicy. It has unlimited yummy potential. We've also use the filling as dip.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
9+
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

3 lb
boneless, skinless chicken breasts
3 Tbsp
butter
1
yellow onion, chopped (see my tip for tearless onion chopping)
1 can(s)
4 oz. diced jalapeños
1 tsp
cumin
1 tsp
onion powder
2 clove
garlic
2 can(s)
10.5 oz. cream of chicken
2 can(s)
14 oz. cut spinach
1 pkg
cream cheese
1 bag(s)
tortilla chips, doritos, fritos corn chips
3 c
cheddar jack, colby jack, or monterey jack cheese

Step-By-Step

1Boil chicken for about 30 minutes. Once done, chop or shred. You can also use leftover roasted chicken.
2Drain spinach of juices, if you don't want you casserole to be really spicy, drain the jalapeños as well
3In large pan, melt butter and sauté onions and jalapeños until tender, about 5-7 minutes
4Add your seasonings, and cream soup. Stir well
5Add chicken and spinach, mix well.
6Add in cream cheese and mix well.
7Put a thin layer of the mixture in the bottom of a 13x9 casserole dish.
8Next layer it with crushed chips of your choice, then cheese. Repeat this until dish is filled, ending with chips and topped with cheese.
9Bake in preheated oven for 15-20 minutes or until casserole is heated thoroughly. Enjoy!!

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: For Kids