Jalapeños Chicken casserole

12
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

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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

How to Make Jalapeños Chicken casserole

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!!

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About Jalapeños Chicken casserole

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




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