Jalapeños Chicken casserole

Tiphane Fleming


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.


★★★★★ 2 votes

45 Min
20 Min


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  • 3 lb
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1
    yellow onion, chopped (see my tip for tearless onion chopping)
  • 1 can(s)
    4 oz. diced jalapeños
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    onion powder
  • 2 clove
  • 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


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